Holy Thursday

By washing the feet of the refugees, ‘Francis is asking for respect for each one of them,’ Archbishop Rino Fisichella said

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For 2,000 years Christians have struggled to accept Jesus’s revolutionary gesture. The Pope’s Holy Thursday visits help to reveal the rite’s true meaning

The Vatican liturgy chief reportedly said that priests should act according to their own conscience

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The programme includes a penitential celebration and a consistory for several causes of canonisation

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The Holy Father broke convention in 2013 when he washed women prisoners’ feet

The Holy Father washes the feet of inmates in Rebibbia Prison in Rome