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The washing of the feet in Jerusalem
13 April 2017
At the square of the Holy Sepulcher and at the Cenacle, all the Christian Churches of the Holy City imitated Jesus' gesture of the washing of the feet.
Jesus said to Simon Peter,
In Jerusalem, on Thursday, April 13, all the Christian Churches repeated the gesture performed by Jesus toward his disciples.
In the morning, at the same time as the Latin Catholics led by Mons. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Greek Orthodox gathered at the square that faces the Basilica of the Holy Sepulcher, where the Patriarch Theophilus III, washed the feet of twelve young priests.
In the afternoon, the Franciscans and the faithful from around the world, packed the room of the Last Supper in the Upper Room.
Fr. FRANCESCO PATTON, ofm
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