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The Holy Stairs

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Posted at Apr 12 2019 07:27 PM

The Holy Stairs

Faithfuls kneel on the newly restored Holy Stairs (Scala Sancta), which according to Catholic Church, is the stair on which Jesus Christ stepped leading to the crucifixion, during a special opening, in Rome, Thursday. These original marble steps will be accessible until June 9, 2019, the Feast of the Pentecost, after which their walnut wood covering, sought by Pope Innocent XIII in 1723 to protect them, will be repositioned. w