November 2014 Evangelization Exchange – Pope Francis

“Oh, how I would like a poor Church, and for the poor.”

– Pope Francis

Vatican public restrooms to include showers for the homeless

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The archbishop who distributes charity on behalf of Pope Francis has announced that the public restrooms in St. Peter’s Square will include showers where the homeless can wash.

The service will require volunteers and donations of soap, towels and clean underwear, Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner, told Catholic News Service Nov. 13. “We have to be evangelical, but intelligent, too.”

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