Photos: Pope Francis washes and kisses the feet of Muslim, Hindu, and Christian refugees

Pope Francis performed an annual Easter season ritual on Thursday (March 24), kneeling in front of Muslim, Hindu, and Christian refugees and washing and kissing their feet at a shelter in Castelnuovo di Porto, Italy. The “Holy Thursday Mandatum” reenacts Jesus’s washing of his apostle’s feet before his crucifixion, and is performed by the Pope…

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8 thoughts on “Photos: Pope Francis washes and kisses the feet of Muslim, Hindu, and Christian refugees

    1. Yep …agreed …he seems to be ruffling a few feathers within the institution of Catholicism ….l’m all for feather rufflers with the right motivations…live and let live …but be intolerant of intolerance WHEREVER it resides:)
      Boy it’s been a tough week tho here on the ground …am bloody knackered …ANYWAY egg day coming up …and you will be pleased to know Simon I have remained RESOLUTE re the boycott …scattered some notes too:D:D:D ….of course it won’t make a blind bit of difference but these little things make ME feel better:)

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      1. Welldone you! I’m proud of you! :-))) I’ve done the same with the eggs too. But going back to Pope Francis he’s the sort of shakeup religion needs, it’s been far too judgemental and hippocritical to be credible, it’s about time it was more tolerant.

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          1. I hope so. But I’m certain he wouldn’t condemn people for bring who they’ve been made to be like much of the religious community does.
            You have a good Easter weekend Fijay! 😃

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