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An ice-cream stand near St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.

Pope Francis sends 15,000 ice creams to Rome prisoners

The gelati were delivered by papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski. Read more

Papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski with homeless people awaiting vaccinations in the atrium of the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican Jan. 20, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Vatican to vaccinate 1,200 people in need during Holy Week

The Vatican plans to vaccinate 1,200 people living in poverty during Holy Week with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Read more