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These people Francis celebrating Palm Sunday mass and attack.
Street Peter's square this marks the start of the holy week which leads up to Easter most important holy day of the Roman Catholic Church.
Here at -- that Fox -- religion contributor Father Jonathan Morris went on Sundays and Palm Sunday so we know it's to commemorate jesus'.
Entry into Jerusalem.
But the palms what does this signify I have them right here in -- churches.
Not -- the Catholic -- -- the Christian churches around the country and around the world will be using these -- remember.
That Palm Sunday is full.
Joyful that -- people were weaving these -- Jesus -- who's coming in on the donkey but also.
-- a story of unbelievable contracts that Jesus was entering as a king and he didn't stop them from calling him king.
But in the same time she was going into.
Become -- king.
Where she's thrown would be a wooden cross.
That he would die.
One thing the -- Francis -- today and was quoting his grandmother saying.
And -- -- -- think explains.
Palm Sunday while he he said my grandmother used to always tell me that a trial would put the burial cloth or -- would -- -- suit.
Today and has no pockets.
That is we can't bring anything with us and Jesus says he was walking in on this donkey was -- the people yes -- -- a -- but I'm a -- That's come to die for you and -- cents and those that story of unbelievable contract so we waived fees in wonderful praise and joy and happiness black.
We know the end of the story.
Interesting statistics out on this holy week -- and look at these -- -- these Easter statistics hard to say.
-- 73% of all Americans call themselves Christians 410%.
Plan to attend Easter worship -- seems to be a disconnect your father where.
Many Americans choosing to just get together with family on Easter Sunday but not necessarily go to White House abortion bad thing but -- what do you think 41%.
Of Christians is a lot of Christians.
And going to -- Easter services and that's a lot of millions of people who have chosen.
-- to give up their time and say I am going to make this a priority for small but yes it's true I think that a lot of people who really do feel a disconnect from organized religion is sometimes we call it.
And that's understandable there's I think we need to do a better job those of us who were involved.
More intricately intricately.
In the organization's.
Services and reaching out to people.
And really saying this is not about coming -- to be judged about coming here to experience -- who sits about.
Coming to experience the joy of the resurrection it's -- there's been a shift.
In how people identified themselves in terms of collision according to the latest pew reports.
One in five Americans now identify themselves as spiritual.
Meg not religious and it's sort of that very disconnecting your talking about people do think that there's a higher power.
And they do feel a part of that but they don't want to necessarily align themselves with the.
It's true I think sometimes it's a little bit of an excuse I'm spiritual meaning I believe but I'm not going to do anything about it -- but it.
Not always it's also on sometimes -- I don't feel home I don't feel at home anywhere.
Right and I think she we have a great responsibility.
Of those of us who do.
Believe two to say even though I'm not going to and to continue perfect organization -- there's no such thing is that.
I'm with perfect people I am going to do something about my spirituality I didn't know that I'm spiritual in other -- I know I'm going to have a soul that's -- fraternity.
I think I -- something about it.
And down I look at that not only for for people in the pews are who are not coming to -- but myself as well.
What am I going to do about my god given gift of spirituality.
-- happy Palm Sunday can -- keep one of those palm I can't attract them plus salary in in the green room her mother taught her how to make.
Crosses out of homes I told her admitted I do not know how to make -- -- -- -- it for me thanks and while I'm very happy that she still remembers that guys are strict and grab I'll give you what not salad spoken -- salad.
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