Now that the temperature has dropped in Rome, the Apostolic Almoner has intensified the aid to the homeless, reports L’Osservatore Romano on January 5, 2019.
The Vatican newspaper lists the initiatives, such as the distribution of sleeping bags, and an increase in the number of beds in the “Gift of Mercy” dorm, located on via dei Penitenzieri, two minutes away from St. Peter’s Square. Three Sisters, Missionaries of Charity and volunteers, formerly homeless, run the dorm, opened in the premises of the Society of Jesus.
The guests can stay there for three months, while waiting for more lasting lodging. The center

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