Monday, 29 April 2013

Pope Francis Washes a Muslim’s Feet

Pope washes feet of young Muslim woman prisoner in unprecedented twist on Maundy Thursday

Perhaps some of the hate and aggression Muslims are being subjected to at the hands of right-wing Christians will dissipate with the Pope’s recent gesture of washing the feet of a Muslim. Perhaps Pope Francis sees the rise of Islamophobia amongst Christian communities as a concern, hence his actions. Or maybe the Pope is trying to make a statement to Western governments i.e. Muslims are humans and you should stop bombing them.

I hope Pope Francis looks into Islam and becomes a Muslim one day.

Pope Francis continued his gleeful abandonment of tradition by washing the feet of a young Muslim woman prisoner in an unprecedented twist on the Holy Thursday tradition. Read more:

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