ROME (RNS) The 12 inmates who took part included a Muslim who is expected to be baptized as a Catholic in June, three women and two men serving life terms.
Tag - Holy Thursday
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The change is likely to inflame debates over whether broadening the Holy Thursday service will send mixed signals about the all-male priesthood.
(RNS) Pope Francis will spend Holy Thursday washing the feet of disabled people, some of them women and some perhaps non-Catholics. That upsets traditionalists, who say the rite should be restricted to men only. So who's right?