Pope Francis’ Holy Thursday Homily at Paliano Prison
Photo Credit: L’Osservatore Romano
At 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Holy Thursday, Pope Francis left his residence Casa Santa Marta and went to the Prison of Paliano, in the province of Frosinone, Diocese of Palestrina.
Upon his arrival, at 4:15 p.m., the Pope met with prisoners. Then he presided over the celebration of the Mass in Coena Domini, beginning of the Easter Triduum.
In the course of the rite, the Holy Father washed the feet of 12 prisoners among them were three women and a Muslim, who will be baptized in June; an Argentine, an Albanian and the rest Italians. Among these, two are sentenced