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Profile of homeless man buried in Vatican cemetery

February 26, 2015

Vatican Radio has profiled the late Willy Herteller, the homeless man whose remains have been buried in a Vatican cemetery.

Herteller, who often begged outside St. Peter’s basilica, was a regular fixture at daily Mass at the church of St. Anna, the Vatican parish. A deeply devout man, he encouraged others to take advantage of the sacraments.


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