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Pope Francis Highlights Worth and Dignity of the Disabled
April 18, 2014 (LifeNews.com) - In preparation for Easter Sunday, Pope Francis decided today to highlight the worth and dignity of disabled people - including washing the feet of 12 disabled patients at a care center.
At the Don Gnocchi Centre in Rome, the leader of the Catholic Church washed the feet of 12 people in a ceremony hearkening back to the number if disciples Jesus had. He and the elderly and disabled people celebrate the "In Coena Domini Mass" together before he washed their feet in a gesture of humility, recognition and respect. (continue reading ...)