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Vatican’s Venice Biennale Pavilion Leads Visitors in Catholic Tradition of Visiting Prisoners

Pope Francis washes the feet of 12 young men and women, inmates at Casal del Marmo juvenile detention center on Rome’s outskirts, during a Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Thursday, April 6, 2023.

Pope Francis will make history in April when he becomes the first Pope to visit the prestigious Venice Biennale art exhibition on Sunday, April 28.