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The Pontiff washed the feet of several refugees, including Muslims, Hindus and Copts

Some try to turn women against Our Lord, by arguing that He was in the wrong when He did not wash the feet of women

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

Morning Catholic must-reads: 25/02/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church