It has been widely reported that, when he was still the cardinal archbishop of Buenos Aires, the future Pope Francis washed the feet of women during the Mass of the Lord's Supper.
Now he has done so as pope.
Here are some thoughts on Pope Francis's decision and what it means.
This Year's Mass of the Lord's Supper
It was surprising but not surprising when the Holy See announced that Pope Francis had chosen to celebrate this year's Mass of the Lord's Supper not in one of the papal basilicas of Rome but, instead, in its juvenile prison.
That's precisely the kind of gesture that we have come to expect from the new pope in the short time we've been getting to know him.
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