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19th Century Vatican palace turned into homeless shelter at Pope Francis' behest

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A beautiful nineteenth-century palace owned by the Vatican has been converted into a homeless shelter on the instruction of Pope Francis.

“Even if they wanted to use it for charity, a lot of people would have rented this place out, make a lot of money and give it to the poor,” Christner said. “But what is special about this place is that it’s not about maximizing dollar signs, but giving people a really beautiful place to be, with the idea that beauty heals.”

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Good ol' Pope Francis, you gotta love him!

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In God We Trust.

Under Trump, we take a vow of poverty and give up all rights.Selling American workers will make Trump wealthier than before.The President can seize all our assets, to get re-elected. This land is Trump's land, if he says so. It's in the Constitution. Read the transcript.

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