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Rony Roller Circus.

Vatican invites Rome poor to a day at the circus

Feb 11, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s charity office has invited around 2,000 poor and marginalized people to a circus performance in Rome on Saturday. Read more

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

Pope Francis sends 15,000 ice creams to Rome prisoners

Sep 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

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

Mar 26, 2021

By Courtney Mares

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