Pope celebrates Holy Thursday evening Mass at center for disabled
Catholic World News - April 17, 2014
As previously announced, Pope Francis is celebrating the Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper at St. Mary of Providence Center, a rehabilitation center for the disabled operated by the Don Carlo Gnocchi Foundation.
The Mass will be celebrated in the Center’s church.
During the course of the Mass, Pope Francis will wash the feet of “12 disabled of diverse age, ethnicity, and religious confession, in representation of all the patients assisted in the 29 Centers operative in Italy.”
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Posted by: koinonia -
Apr. 18, 2014 1:41 PM ET USA
"The word "anomie" is used in legal theory and sociological studies to designate a society where bonds between individuals face breakdown for many reasons, including due to the lack of enforcement of rules. Once rules that exist in the books are not revoked by legitimate authority, but simply ignored, there is a systemic risk of legal-moral collapse..." -Rorate Caeli blog. The Holy Father clearly intends to do good. The law is his friend as it is ours. Please pray for the Pope this holy day.