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Pope Francis visits a Caritas shelter for the homeless in Rome

Pope Francis visits a Caritas shelter for the homeless in Rome

Pope Francis: The poor not a problem but a resource

13/06/2017 12:50

Pope Francis’ Message for the first World Day of the Poor, to be observed on November 19th, was presented to journalists on Tuesday at the Holy See press office.

Archive photo of Pope Francis visiting a deprived area on the outskirts of Rome

Archive photo of Pope Francis visiting a deprived area on the outskirts of Rome

First World Day of the Poor message released

13/06/2017 10:52

The Vatican on Tuesday released Pope Francis' message for the First World Day of the Poor which will be observed later this year on the19th of November.

 

Some of the washing machines at new laundry for the poor in Rome

Some of the washing machines at new laundry for the poor in Rome

Pope Francis’ Laundry for the poor opens in Rome

10/04/2017 15:52

The first washing machines and tumble dryers for the homeless in Rome whirred into action on Monday as ‘Pope Francis’ Laundry’ opened its doors to provide a much needed service.

 

Pope Francis greets Italian lifeguards and their families during the Wednesday Audience

Pope Francis greets Italian lifeguards and their families during the Wednesday Audience

Lifeguards give pope backpacks for poor

22/03/2017 15:53

Lifeguards from across Italy have presented Pope Francis with backpacks filled with products for distribution to the poor.

 

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope Francis at Santa Marta

Pope: Damned are those who don't care for the poor and homeless

16/03/2017 13:59

At his Santa Marta Mass on Thursday Pope Francis spoke about the parable of the poor man, Lazarus, lying at the rich man’s door, warning of the risks we run if we have the same uncaring attitude towards the poor and homeless people we see around us today.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his last parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his previous parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope to visit youthful parish

15/02/2017 15:55

 Pope Francis will visit a Rome parish aiming to form young thespians and committed to serving the poor.

 

A pedestrian looks at a board flashing stock prices on the Nikkei index in Tokyo, as Pope Francis calls for 'cooperative globalization'

A pedestrian looks at a board flashing stock prices on the Nikkei index in Tokyo, as Pope Francis calls for a 'cooperative globalization'

Pope's term 'cooperative globalization' call to rethink economic responsibility

26/01/2017 10:35

Pope Francis has recently called for a ‘more fraternal and cooperative globalization'. Fr. Séamus Finn, OMI, explains that the Pope's new term is a call to re-think economic responsibility and its impact on human dignity

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