Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at a temporary welcome and living facility for refugees and asylum- seekers located on the outskirts of Rome. Its a place of refuge for nearly 900 asylum-seekers from 25 different countries spread across Africa, Asia, and even Europe. In imitation of Christ at the Last Supper Pope washed the leg of a dozen people –eleven guests of the camp and one woman who works at the Centre for Auxilium. Four of the guests taking part in the ritual were Nigerian Catholics, three others – all three women – were Coptic Christians from Eritrea, three others were Muslims from Syria, Pakistan and Mali, and one was an Indian Hindu. (read more )
I really feel that when guided by the person of Christ, we come to see the value of humanity rather than divisions that exists.
Prayer: Lord give us the openness of mind to accept other as my own brother and sister who is created in your image and likeness. Bless us with the attitudes of Christ.