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Homeless at St Peter's moved on due to security concerns

Homeless people sleep in passageway near St. Peter's Square - REUTERS

Homeless people sleep in passageway near St. Peter's Square - REUTERS

22/09/2017 11:18

(Vatican Radio) Regarding the news that the Vatican's Gendarmeria have moved on homeless people who sleep rough around St Peter's Square, the Director of Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke said that the measure was for reasons of “security” and “common sense”, due to the fact that during the daytime the homeless leave bags, parcels, and crowds cannot be controlled.

They are invited during the day to take their things away and not to stay in bivouacs, while at night they can return freely.

 

22/09/2017 11:18