Thursday, December 19, 2013

Pope marks 77th birthday

Pontiff celebrates Mass with homeless men

Pope Francis alongside Msgr. Konrad Krajewski (second from right) and homeless men invited to the Vatican for breakfast. (Photo credit: L'Osservatore Romano.)
Earlier this week, Dec. 17, Pope Francis invited four homeless men to Mass in the Santa Marta guesthouse.  The occasion also marked the Vicar of Christ's 77th birthday; afterwards, the group of faithful sang a song to the Pontiff.

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