The Pope arrived at St. Peter's Basilica for the Easter Vigil

Pope Francis arrived at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome to celebrate the Easter Vigil Mass. This happened a day after he canceled his participation in the Way of the Cross ceremony, AFP reported.

The 87-year-old pontiff arrived in a wheelchair to take part in the service, which is expected to last at least two hours. The cancellation of the Good Friday ceremony was "to preserve his health", the Vatican announced./BGNES