Pope Francis presides over the Via Crucis procession at Rome’s Colosseum

Pope Francis waves during a weekly general audience at St Peter's square. (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

ROME, Italy. – Pope Francis presides over the Via Crucis procession as part of celebrating Good Friday.

The Via Crucis procession is at Rome’s Colosseum, and he will greet and bless the faithful.

Earlier today, the Pope took part in Good Friday mass, which was held at the Vatican as part of Holy Week traditions.

Pope Francis has served as the head of the Catholic Church since 2013.