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Pope Francis Washed Feet Of Prisoners On Holy Thursday
foxnews.com ^ | March 28 2013 | FNS

Posted on 03/28/2013 2:05:45 PM PDT by NoLibZone

Edited on 03/28/2013 4:35:41 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: juveniles; pope; popefrancis

1 posted on 03/28/2013 2:05:45 PM PDT by NoLibZone
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To: NoLibZone

How is he breaking tradition if he has done this for years? Shouldn’t it read he is continuing tradition?


2 posted on 03/28/2013 2:10:59 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty

He’s breaking tradition in that one of those who had their feet washed was a young Muslim woman.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/the-pope/9960168/Pope-washes-feet-of-young-Muslim-woman-prisoner-in-unprecedented-twist-on-Maundy-Thursday.html

So yeah, that’s breaking tradition.


3 posted on 03/28/2013 2:15:44 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

If that is her in that picture, one, she needs a shave, and two, boy, is Rex Ryan ever going to be jealous...:)


4 posted on 03/28/2013 2:23:39 PM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: freekitty

It was his tradition as archbishop, but not the usual papal tradition.

This is a youth prison and Francis often went to those places in Buenos Aires. He probably didn’t know that in this prison in Rome, there were only 6 Italians, and the rest of the prisoners were mostly North Africans and mostly Muslim (both male and female).

However, his visit was explained to the prisoners, and they wanted to be there. So who knows...many good things may come of this.


5 posted on 03/28/2013 2:27:29 PM PDT by livius
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To: rlmorel

Rex Ryan, hell....right now Dick Morris wishes he was the Pope. He’d be doing this every day - twice!


6 posted on 03/28/2013 2:29:44 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad (It's all bread and circuses for the future prey of the Morlocks.)
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To: livius

Good post.

I’d add that in the larger view, this tradition goes back 2,000 years.

:)


7 posted on 03/28/2013 2:30:05 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: livius

Perhaps the muslim prisoners went into it thinking their superiority and felt haughty enough to “make” a Christian wash their feet.

And perhaps they came away humbled.


8 posted on 03/28/2013 2:31:01 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

heheheh


9 posted on 03/28/2013 4:33:56 PM PDT by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: NoLibZone

Did they elect a Baptist as Pope?

I’m really liking this Pope. He is demonstrating a knowledge of Christ by example.


10 posted on 03/28/2013 5:55:26 PM PDT by DannyTN
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