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Pope Francis blesses the cornerstones for two new charity houses in Cartagena, Colombia

Pope Francis blesses the cornerstones for two new charity houses in Cartagena, Colombia

Pope blesses cornerstones for 2 charity houses in Colombia

10/09/2017 18:30

Pope Francis on Sunday blessed the cornerstones for two houses of charity at St. Francis of Assisi Square in Cartagena and visited the house of a local charity-worker, while on his Apostolic Visit to Colombia

A St. Vincent de Paul Spiritual Care Minister gives a rosary to a family member of a cancer patient

A St. Vincent de Paul Spiritual Care Minister gives a rosary to a family member of a cancer patient

Pope: 'a culture of mercy renews hearts and opens up to a new reality'

15/03/2017 13:19

Pope Francis has sent a message of encouragement and thanks to members of the International Association for Charity (AIC) as it celebrates the 400th anniversary of the foundation of the first Confraternity of Charity by Saint Vincent de Paul in Châtillon, France. 

 

Franciscan Fr. Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Latin rite St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Aleppo

Franciscan Fr. Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Latin rite St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Aleppo, says Pope Francis' donation to be used to help young Syrian families

Pastor of Aleppo: ‘Pope’s donation to help young Syrian families’

15/03/2017 11:43

Franciscan Fr. Ibrahim Alsabagh, pastor of the Latin rite St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral in Aleppo, says a recent donation from Pope Francis and the Roman Curia of €100,000 will go to couples and young families in need.

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski (R) holds a prosciutto ham as he poses with a prosciutto farmer in Camerino, central Italy

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski (R) holds a prosciutto ham as he poses with a prosciutto farmer in Camerino, central Italy

Papal charities buy food products to help quake-hit Italian farmers

23/02/2017 16:01

The Office of Papal Charities this week helped out the earthquake-hit regions of central Italy at the express wish of Pope Francis, buying typical food products from local producers and distributing it to several soup kitchens in Rome

 

The interior of St. Callixtus Church, transformed into a dormitory for Rome's homeless during the cold weather

The interior of St. Callixtus Church, transformed into a dormitory for Rome's homeless during the cold weather

Vatican church provides refuge from cold for the homeless

13/01/2017 15:00

Due to the extreme cold in Rome, the St. Egidio Community has kept the Church of St. Callixtus in Trastevere open since 7 Jan as a refuge from the cold for homeless people who have no other place to keep warm

 

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Residents look on at damaged buildings after August earthquake

Sant'Egidio help elderly devastated by quake

20/12/2016 16:39

Elderly residents of an Italian town hit by a devastating earthquake are to receive help from a Catholic lay association.

 

Christmas in the Vatican

Christmas in the Vatican

Lottery tickets for Pope’s charities on sale

25/11/2016 11:11

A communiqué released on Thursday by the Governatorate of Vatican City State  informs the general public that lottery tickets for Pope Francis’ charities are on sale.