Cardinal Bo washes feet of poor, Muslims, women on Holy Thursday

Posted March 25, 2016 12:50 pm by Editor

Heeding the call of Pope Francis to include various sectors of the people of God in Holy Thursday’s Washing of the Feet ceremony as a ‎radical sign of Christianity’s service to those in the margins, Myanmar’s Cardinal Charales Bo commemorated Christ’s gesture of service with the faithful of a parish in the periphery of his Yangon Archdiocese. 

He celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, with the Washing of the Feet, with thousands of poor and squatters in the poor neighbourhood of St Joseph Church, Thingagyn.  Populated by poor daily wage earners, rickshaw pullers and snacks vendors, the ‎area is a

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