D. José Cordeiro, who carried out the Easter ritual, regretted that fear is “taking hold” of the youngest.
“We young people are not the future of the Church, we are the present. Knowing that they gave us this representation and that [o arcebispo] he is a servant, who is here to serve the young, it was an important milestone”. 12 young people chosen by D. José Cordeiro, for their role as a volunteer in a shelter.The archbishop also called scouts for the rite.
“Fear is taking over people’s lives, especially young people. I have felt in them the fear of getting married, having children, thinking about the future, taking risks, trusting other people. within our reach must be to walk together in courage, trust and closeness”, said the archbishop, after the approximately two-hour ceremony that turned attention to “the foot washers”, that is, citizens who, in the days today, are at the service of society.