‘No Justification Whatsoever’ for Homelessness, Pope Says in Washington

Pope Francis met for lunch with 200 people who are homeless or living in poverty in Washington on Thursday and told them there was no social or moral justification for homelessness.

Francis, after delivering a speech to the U.S. Congress in which he urged lawmakers to do more to help society’s most vulnerable people, visited a Catholic Charities center that provides food, medical services and help in job hunting.

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