Crucifixion on Victoria Street

 A cross will be carried in procession, down Victoria Street in Westminster on Good Friday, 13 April. Church leaders from many denominations will be joined by politicians at 11.45am when the event begins outside Methodist Central Hall. Following a reflection by Canon Tom Wright, at At 12.00 noon, the Lord Mayor of Westminster will lead the procession down Victoria Street, into the Piazza to the Jubilee Cross in front on Westminster Cathedral. At 12.30, Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, Archbishop of Westminster, Mgr George Stack, administrator of Westminster Cathedral and human rights campaigner, James Mawdsley, will give brief reflections. The event, which will be attended by Baroness Scotland of Ashall, will end with a service inside Westminster Abbey at 1.30 when Rev. Dr. Malcolm White from the Methodist Central Hall, will give an address. The offering from this year's service will be shared between the Homeless charity, The Passage and the human rights group Jubilee Campaign who supported James throughout his imprisonment in Burma.

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