Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Widening Circle of Concern
Pope Francis’ concern for vulnerable people is well known. Last summer he merged four councils concerned for social justice and human wellbeing into one Vatican department. The department also will help local churches (dioceses) “offer appropriate material and spiritual assistance” to vulnerable people.
___________________Washers and dryers in the new ‘Pope Francis Laundry,’ established for the homeless in Rome. (Credit: L’Osservatore Romano.)