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Pope Francis’s Palace Of The Poor

A noble palace, a few meters from San Pietro, made available by the Pope to the homeless.

It seemed destined to become a luxury hotel, but Francesco wanted to make it available to the homeless.
The Community of Sant’Egidio manages it.

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The 19th century Palazzo Migliori (left) is situated on prime real estate near St. Peter’s Square. The colonnade encircling the square can be seen at right. Sylvia Poggioli/NPR

Read Silvia Poggioli’s article.


Read the RomaSette.it article.


Read the CORRIERE DELLA SERA’s article.



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Los Angeles Homeless
Photo by la Repubblica

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