Pope Francis washes feet of 12 women at Rome prison in ceremony

March 29, 2024

Pope Francis washes feet of 12 women at Rome prison in ceremony – CBS News


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From his wheelchair, 87-year-old Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of 12 women, who are inmates at a prison in Rome, during a Holy Thursday ceremony that recalls the foot-washing Jesus performed on his 12 apostles before he was crucified. Francis was the first pope to include women in the ceremony.

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