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Foot-washing ritual not limited to men, Vatican says in new decree

Foot-washing ritual not limited to men, Vatican says in new decree

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Following a request by Pope Francis, the Vatican issued a decree specifying that the Holy Thursday foot-washing ritual can include “all members of the people of God,” including women — a practice already observed by the pope and many priests around the world.

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Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

Papal address to Minnesota bishops focuses on marriage, family life

| March 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pope Benedict XVI addressed a group of U.S. bishops making their “ad limina” visits to Rome, including bishops from Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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