(Bear in mind that the article is from a Catholic, not Orthodox, pov, and should be read not in a spirit of judgmentalism and "Catholics are wrong" but in order to get a hopefully wider or better understanding of the actions of a Catholic Pope, in a Catholic context, from a Catholic writer.)
Someone once told me that is what the Heresy of Ecumenism
is - you know this heresy thats pervasive in nearly all the churches/denominations today.
I'm OK, you're OK, don't judge me, i won't judge you. Different strokes for Different Folks.
Back to the 70's, ya know?https://sarumuse.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/back-to-the-1970s/
Yes, I believe that every single priest and bishop is potentially committing a sin to wash moslems women's feet within or after a Mass of Maundy Thursday.
I believe it is deeply wrong with all my heart and soul and would yell it from the rooftops!
GENDER and FAITH IS REAL ! God made us this way and no modernist influence prelate will change the truth which prevails forever.
Though I also recognize that Pope Francis is going along with the mainstream prevailing loosy goosy attitude in his church to act in such a manner and has many other virtues and positive lessons to teach us. Yet this recent example suggests that the "Spirit of Vatican II" has at last come home to roost and will take over the city of Rome in ways no one ever thought possible. What you see at your average parish church in the US or Argentina will now be seen in Rome too. Rome will no longer be held to a higher standard, it will feature the same abuses and novelties that many know quite well from USA masses.
Photo: Fr. Bill Holtzinger at parish of St. Patrick of the Forest Catholic Church, Cave Junction, Oregon, USA.
I hope Pope Francis doesn't decide to adopt a poodle.
If he did, I should hope Met. Hilarion would have an opportunity to pet it ....