Pope Francis used his Palm Sunday Mass homily to call on Catholics to reflect, asking the faithful at the start of Holy Week if they were traitors like Judas or loved God like Joseph.
Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus Christ`s triumphal entry into Jerusalem as king, was celebrated with religious fervour in Christian-dominated Mizoram on Sunday.
Pope Francis celebrated his first Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter`s Square, encouraging people to be humble and young at heart, as tens of thousands joyfully waved olive branches and palm fronds.
Palm Sunday, the day to commemorate the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem city as a king was celebrated in the Christian-dominated state of Mizoram on Sunday.
Palm Sunday is observed with lots of reverence as churches distribute palm leaves to commemorate Jesus Christ`s entry into Jerusalem.
The ceremony opens heavy schedule of Holy Week public ceremonies for pontiff.
Palm Sunday is celebrated to honour the triumphal entry of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem five days before His crucifixion.
Hundreds of Christians from around the world marched from the Mount of Olives into Jerusalem to mark Palm on Sunday, retracing the steps of Jesus 2,000 years ago.
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