Silvy Lubamba, a model and TV presenter was filled with tears of joy, when His Holiness, Pope Francis washed and kissed her feet.
Touching video of Pope Francis washing feet of former beauty queen jailed for ATM card theft
Reports have it that the former beauty queen was jailed for stealing ATM cards belonging to friends.
QED says Silvey, who is originally from Congo was the first ever black contestant in the Miss Italia competition.The organisers of the beauty pageant had to disqualify her from the pageant because she had previously posed nude in a photo shoot.
Reports have it that the 42-year-old was jailed for three years nine months for stealing credit cards and ATM cards belonging to friends.
The pope said through his spokesperson said that he will perform the Via Crucis, or Stations of the Cross, procession at the Colosseum on Friday night, then preside over an Easter Vigil on Saturday and finally, celebrate Mass on Easter Sunday.
Holy Week commemorates Christ’s last week on earth and the events leading up to his resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Watch this touching video and see how prison inmates cried as the pope washed and kissed their feet.
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