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Pope Francis greets volunteers and poor people in St. Peter's Square along with Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Pope Francis greets volunteers and poor people in St. Peter's Square along with Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Pope Francis makes surprise visit field hospital in St. Peter's Square

16/11/2017 16:18

Pope Francis made a surprise visit on Thursday afternoon to a small "field hospital" set up in front of St. Peter's Square to provide medical care for Rome's poor

 

Pope Francis has lunch with the poor during his visit in Bologna, Italy in October

Pope Francis has lunch with the poor during his visit in Bologna, Italy in October

World Day of the Poor: A day for giving and receiving

16/11/2017 07:17

This Sunday parishes in Rome and around the world will mark the first World Day of the Poor which is just one of the fruits of the Jubilee of Mercy.

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The free mobile clinic that has been set up in front of St Peter's Square to provide medical services, one of the initiatives marking the first World Day of the Poor on November 19th

Vatican announces initaitives for first World Day of Poor

14/11/2017 17:02

The Pontifical Council for New Evangelisation has announced a number of special events that are taking place throughout this week to highlight the first World Day of the Poor on November 19th

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.

 

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