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Pope Francis Foot Washing Women

These People Want Pope Francis To Stop Washing Everyone's Feet

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

(RNS) On Thursday evening (April 17), in a familiar reprise of an ancient rite, Bishop Robert Morlino of Madison, Wis., will wash the feet of 12 men, ...

Vatican Defends Pope Francis' Washing Of Women's Feet

Posted 03.30.2013 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican on Friday (March 29) dismissed criticism of Pope Francis' decision to...

Pope Francis Shocks Some By Washing Women's Feet In Holy Thursday Ritual

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion

The ritual washing of feet is a gesture of humility based on the belief that Jesus Christ washed the feet of his apostles on the evening of their fina...