Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Konrad Krajewski’

There is a Gospel in the making on the streets Comments 0

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Known in the Vatican as “Don Corrado” – the Papal Almoner leads alms-giving in the city of Rome on the pope’s behalf. Cardinal Konrad Krajewski’s parish is the street, and no virus will stop him from helping the poor, he says. On Sunday, he toured around the Roman parishes and told them that “washing the Read more

Disadvantaged and homeless dine at Vatican with Pope Francis Comments 0

Monday, November 18th, 2019

Pope Francis, Sunday, marked the Church’s World Day of the Poor by hosting 1,500 homeless and disadvantaged people for lunch. The menu included lasagna, chicken in a cream of mushroom sauce, potatoes, sweets, fruit and coffee. Some 150 tables were set up in a Vatican hall where Francis normally holds his weekly indoor audiences with Read more

Vatican Cardinal nips down manhole, restores electricity Comments 0

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Opposing state authorities, a Rome-based cardinal has restored electricity at a disused, state-owned property being used by over 400 homeless people including 100 children. The building has been occupied since 2013 after being taken over by activists, who are using it to provide shelter for the homeless and to host several workspaces. Its power had Read more