- Dec 11, 2019
Cardinal Patrick D’Rozario marked the 3rd World Day of the Poor in Dhaka with a special event for street children.
Catholic leaders in the Philippines have appealed to churchgoers to donate gifts for the poor when they attend Mass, especially during the observance of World Day of the Poor Nov. 17.
In his message for the third Church-sponsored World Day of the Poor, Pope Francis said that today millions of men, women, young people and children are enslaved by “new forms of bondage.”
The Archdiocese of Berlin took Pope Francis’s call to participate in World Day of the Poor to a new level by hosting a festive banquet for the city’s poor in St. Hedwig’s Cathedral.
A Canadian parish celebrates the World Day of the Poor.
Pope Francis made a surprise visit to a mobile health care facility set up in St. Peter’s Square to serve the city’s homeless and poor.