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Pope gives 300 umbrellas to Rome's homeless amid downpour

Feb 5, 2015 - 09:53 am .- After several days of rain and dreary weather that has not yet cleared, the Vatican’s papal almoner has distributed 300 umbrellas to homeless persons around Rome on behalf of Pope Francis.

Coming soon to the Vatican: haircuts for Rome's homeless

Jan 30, 2015 - 12:08 am .- The Vatican’s continued efforts to help the homeless of Rome have expanded beyond showers and bathrooms at St. Peter’s Square, with a barber shop set to open soon.

St. Peter's Square restorations to be completed for Easter, canonizations

Mar 1, 2014 - 08:33 am .- The restoration of the Bernini colonnade and other historic pieces in St. Peter’s Square will be finished by Easter, in time for the canonizations of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII.

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