VATICAN CITY — In addition to handing out food, umbrellas, sleeping bags, showers and haircuts, the Vatican is now offering Rome’s homeless the gift of beauty.
On Thursday afternoon, 150 homeless persons will receive a special ticket for the Vatican Museums, given by the office for papal charities. They will then be divided into three separate groups with a guide, Vatican Insider reports.
Before heading into the museums, the homeless guests will also receive a tour of Vatican city state, where they will pass by the Pope’s residence in the St. Martha guesthouse.
After making a first stop at the Carriage Pavilion, the groups will go on to the Upper Galleries — including the Gallery of the...READ MORE