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Indian actor washes feet of wife, children on Holy Thursday

Varghese’s gesture symbolizes Christ washing the feet of his 12 disciples during the Last Supper

Waiting in pain and hope

Even as we painfully wait, God is in solidarity with the loneliness of our waiting. God will soon vindicate us.

Pope Francis skips Good Friday procession due to cold weather

Some 20,000 people took part in the ceremony at the Colosseum in Rome, which was dedicated to victims of conflict

Photos: Holy Week in Myitkyina

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, as the Apostolic Administrator of Myitkyina diocese in Myanmar, has been in Kachin state since before Palm Sunday.

Philippines holds bloody crucifixions, whippings on Good Friday

Some go to extreme lengths to atone for sins or seek divine intervention in rituals frowned on by the Church

Photos: Women ‘Roman soldiers’ arrest, crucify Jesus on Philippine island

Participation in the Lenten festival has become a religious vow for residents -- men and women

Pope Francis washes feet of young inmates on Holy Thursday 2023

Pope Francis said he will repeat Jesus’ gesture of the washing of the feet as a reminder of the lesson to help one another

To break bread is to wash another’s feet

"I kept asking who among them truly and literally offered their bodies and blood for me?"

Photos: ‘Washing of the Feet’

The gesture of washing the feet is part of the Liturgy that commemorates the Last Supper of the Lord with his apostles

Pope Francis celebrates ‘the birthday of the priesthood’ with 1,800 priests

Pope Francis thanked the priests for the “hidden good” that they do, often “with great effort and little recognition"

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