Pope Francis continues to amaze. Recently he invited 200 homeless people to have dinner with him at the Vatican. The dinner was organized by Circle of Saint Peter, a papal charity as “a concrete sign of the Pope’s charity.”
Pope Francis is coming through on an address he gave in March in which he decried a society that is more concerned about economic prosperity than homeless people dying of starvation and cold.
You can read more about the event at Catholic News Agency.
I share Pope Francis’ sentiments on the importance of helping the homeless. I wrote a letter to the Irish Independent on the inspiring poetry of a homeless man living on the streets of Dublin, Ireland. During our last Lent, I went around the entire city of Dublin to give money to the homeless. Here’s the video: