Pope Francis To Wash The Feet Of Prisoners On Holy Thursday

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Father PETER MCVERRY of the Society of Jesus speaks to Ger Leddin to discuss Pope Francis washing the feet of prisoners on Holy Thursday 2013.

Fr. Peter explains the significance of washing the prisoners’ feet, the direction of Pope Francis’ papacy, Pope Francis’ style in comparison to his predecessors, Pope Francis’ time in Ireland a few years ago and the possibility of him visiting Ireland in the future.

He also talks about how the financial recession effected the Christian faith in Ireland.

 

Duration: 11'36" DATE: March 28, 2013
Interviewer:Ger Leddin
Producer:Ger Leddin
Interviewee:Father Peter McVerry
Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
Keywords:pope francis, holy thursday, society of jesus, christianity
LocationInternational Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20130328_NST_001
Rights:Creative Commons License
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