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April 14, 2017

Pope washes the feet of 12 prisoners at Holy Thursday Mass

'This isn't a folkloric ceremony,' Francis tells inmates Pope Francis has washed the feet of 12 inmates, including three women and a man who is converting from Islam to Catholicism.…
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March 2, 2017

Spanish prison ministry offers rehabilitation, conversion and hope

The prison ministry founded by a Spanish Jesuit in the 1960s has had such fruits as a group of inmates donating their own money to help the needy at Christmas,…
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February 22, 2017

Funeral Mass for 20 prisoners who died in Haiti’s largest prison

Most of the inmates who died had never been convicted of a crime Relatives wailed in grief or stared stoically as flowers were placed on 20 caskets at a funeral…
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January 25, 2017

Demented 'House of Horrors' serial baby killer blames the Church for his incarceration and believes he will be freed

Kermit Gosnell is serving a life sentence for killing several babies but, believing he'll be freed soon, he has been training from prison for a triathlon. Gosnell was convicted of…
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November 8, 2016

Pope celebrates Jubilee Mass for prisoners in St Peter’s Basilica

Francis urged the inmates to never give up hope in God's mercy Pope Francis held a special Jubilee Mass for prisoners in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday, telling them that…
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September 15, 2015

Faith leads to freedom, Pope Francis tells prisoners

50 inmates from Rome's Rebibbia prison were given a tour of the Vatican gardens before listening to the Pope's Angelus address Before reciting the Angelus prayer on Sunday, Pope Francis…
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