Please note that some of the cardinals venerating the cross are wearing lace (passive aggressives?)
And please note the lovely papal throne, unchanged from the previous pontificate:
And here is continuity with the previous pontificate's outside Way of the Cross at the Coliseum. Please note the stunning white papal coat that Pope Francis wears, another sign of the hermeneutic of continuity!
And here you can read an excellent article by Jeffrey Tucker of the Chant Cafe Blog (who taught here at St. Joseph Church during the Winter Chant Intensive, and a great teacher he is!) Press these sentences to go to: The Pope, the Media, and the Endless Nonsense.