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16 April 2019, 08:32 | Glen Norman
Pope Francis blesses palm branches as he ushers in Holy Week
Pope Francis asperses holy water as he celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, April 14, 2019.
The sacred day is symbolized with palms.
The significance of the historical and religious event was narrated to the faithful during service in churches. Churchgoers waved palm branches and leaves before the holy masses began.
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"This day is important, as you can see Christians waving palm branches the same way the crowds greeted Jesus when he entered Jerusalem by waving palm branches and covering his path with palm branches", he said. During the scheduled 9am mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Archbishop of Kota Kinabalu His Most Rev. Datuk John Wong Soo Kau (pic) urged his flocks to welcome the messiah wholeheartedly in their life and respective homes.
Palm Sunday ushers in Holy Week, which includes the Way of the Cross procession at the Colosseum to commemorate Jesus' death by crucifixion. "Let's observe Holy Week solemnly and do penance", the prelate stressed.
Christians in Kenya joined the rest of the world to mark Palm Sunday in different churches across the country.
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The 82-year-old leader of the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics leads an Easter vigil service on Saturday night and on Easter Sunday he reads the traditional "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message.
MOMENT OF SILENCE. At the Manila City Jail, a man is seen in fervent prayer while holding palm fronds on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019. At the mass that followed the procession of palms, he said, "This day is a reminder that much more must be done to alleviate suffering and injustice".
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