Taroudante - Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of Muslim, Orthodox, Hindu, and Catholic refugees during Holy Thursday celebrations, in a gesture to promote tolerance at a time when anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant sentiment has spiked following the Brussels attacks.

Pope Francis kisses the foot of a man during the foot-washing ritual at the Castelnuovo di Porto refugees center, some 30km (18, 6 miles) from Rome, Thursday, March 24, 2016. The pontiff washed and kissed the feet of Muslim, Orthodox, Hindu and Catholic refugees Thursday, declaring them children of the same God, in a gesture of welcome and brotherhood at a time when anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant sentiment has spiked following the Brussels attacks. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
Larbi is a freelance writer and assistant editor at Morocco World News.