Thousands march across Brooklyn Bridge for Good Friday

Thousands marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on this Good Friday to commemorate the same one Jesus took through the streets of Jerusalem on his way

BROOKLYN - Thousands marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on this Good Friday to commemorate the same one Jesus took through the streets of Jerusalem on his way to crucifixion.

Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas Demarzio joined the marchers in their act of devotion.

This is the 10th year of the procession across the bridge. It started on the Good Friday after 9/11.

The day began with a service at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint James Basilica on Jay Street. The march finished up at ground zero in lower Manhattan.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Eligible Brownsville residents have until May 24 to 1 Housing lottery deadline in Brownsville quickly approaching
The Brooklyn Public Library unveiled its 2 Brooklyn Public Library gets 'wild' with new cards
3 VIDEO: Police precinct adopts cat as mascot
Two people were injured in a shooting Tuesday 4 Bed-Stuy bodega shooting injures 2 people
5 Word on the Street: Reserved mall parking

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE