Pope blesses palace given to homeless on the doorstep of the Vatican

November 15 2019

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Pope Francis on Friday opened a new place for the homeless on the doorstep of the Vatican. Although calling it a “place” is rather an understatement: It’s really a palace, using the historic name it has had for centuries - Palazzo Migliori.
The structure, just yards away from the colonnade of St. Peter’s Square, occupies an entire four-story building owned by the Vatican. The building had been used by a female religious congregation until a few months ago, and was then transferred to the Papal Almoner - Polish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, who has given it a second life. (Read more)

(Credit: Piotr Żyłka/courtesy to Crux.)

 


[ Paulina Gudzik ]