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The Altar of Repose at Immaculate Conception parish in Omaha, Neb.

Pilgrims keep watch with Christ in venerable Holy Thursday tradition

On the night of Holy Thursday Christians in Rome and around the world will take part in a tradition from... Read more

Pope Francis washes the feet of inmates at Rebibbia Prison in Rome, during the Mass of Holy Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Pope Francis' Holy Thursday Mass will be at a prison

Continuing his custom of saying Holy Thursday Mass outside a sacred place, Pope Francis this year will visit one of... Read more

Pope Francis kisses the feet of an inmate at Paliano prison during Holy Thursday Mass April 13.

You can show God's love even behind bars, Pope Francis tells inmates

Pope Francis spent Holy Thursday washing the feet of inmates, telling them in a brief homily that God is someone... Read more

Pope Francis performing the rite of the washing of feet at a Holy Thursday Mass said at Rebibbia prison, Rome, April 2, 2015.

Pope Francis to wash the feet of migrants on Holy Thursday

After spending previous years washing the feet of inmates and disabled persons on Holy Thursday, this year Pope Francis will... Read more

Pope Francis performing the rite of the washing of feet at a Holy Thursday Mass said at Rebibbia prison, Rome, April 2, 2015.

Women may now have their feet washed at Holy Thursday Mass, Pope says

Pope Francis has changed the rules for the Church’s traditional foot-washing ceremony on Holy Thursday, issuing a decree allowing women... Read more