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Homeless people receive Covid vaccine in the Vatican

January 21, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: Matteo Bruni, director of the Vatican press office, said that 25 homeless people who receive regular assistance from the Office of Papal Charities were vaccinated in Paul VI Audience Hall on January 20.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Jan. 21, 2021 9:18 PM ET USA

    Why is this news? I ask because these types of small acts of Christian charity are expected of us on a daily basis. If this report of such a small gesture is newsworthy enough to be broadcast around the world, how come we are not likewise exposed daily to reports of efforts at evangelization that bring 25 people into the Catholic Church? Is it not vastly more important to report on successes to feed souls than to report about routine acts of charity to care for bodies?