Jerusalem: a place of meditation and conflict

“This is the place where Jesus met his mother on the way to the Cross” the shopkeeper explains to me.
“And if you take the next street on your right, you can see where Pontius Pilate condemned Jesus to death”.

I am on a trip to discover the holy sites of Jerusalem and standing on the “Via Dolorosa”, said to be the exact same road Jesus took on the way to the cross, brings back memories of my childhood, memories about the stories I heard over and over again in school…

holy sites in Jerusalem Via Dolorosa

The Via Dolorosa leads to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, identified as the place of the crucifixion and the tomb of Jesus.… Continue reading