Francis' Holy Thursday Mass set in juvenile prison

Francis hope note:

The Vatican announced Thursday that Pope Francis will celebrate Holy Thursday Mass at the juvenile prison in Rome, the same facility visited by Pope Benedict XVI in 2007. The Mass includes the rite of the washing of the feet. In his ministry as archbishop of Buenos Aires, Argentina, then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio used to celebrate Holy Thursday Mass in a prison, hospital or hospice for poor and marginalized people. 

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