Pope Francis has ramped up the Vatican’s charity work, sending his chief alms-giver and a contingent of Swiss guards onto the streets of Rome at night to do what he usually can’t do: comfort the poor and the homeless.
A few times a week, Archbishop Konrad Krajewski takes a few
off-duty guards with him in his modest white Fiat to make the rounds at
Rome’s train stations, where charities offer makeshift soup kitchens
that feed 400-500 people a night. Often they bring the leftovers from
the Vatican mess halls to share.
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