Picture of the Day: Pope Francis Praying and Prostrating Like a Muslim
Posted by Zia Shah
Pope Francis lies on the ground during the celebration of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday at Saint Peter’s basilica, at the Vatican, April 18. On Good Friday Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. (STEFANO RELLANDINI/EPA) Week of observances
The Gospels also tell us that Jesus, may peace be on him, also prayed by prostrating on the ground in the Garden of Gethsemane, to save himself from the accursed death on the cross.