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Pope Francis Washes Feet of Prisoners

Breaking with Tradition

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Breaking with Tradition

Modern popes have washed the feet of fellow priests, so Pope Francis broke with tradition by washing the feet of prisoners. Among the 12 was a Muslim woman, another new element to the ritual.


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