Easter Sunday in Bevagna: a Dashing Christ

April 15, 2021 4:43 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Yes, Christ dashes in Bevagna on Easter Sunday – quite literally. That is, the Cristo risorto (“Risen Christ”), Bevagna’s treasured 16th-century statue. Every Easter Sunday morning, members of the Confraternita della Misericordia (the Confraternity of Mercy or Compassion) – a lay brotherhood initiated in Bevagna in the 18th century –  in tunics and purple capes, carry the… View article

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