Pope Francis joined his 1 500 guests at a dinner in honor of the world day of the poor in the ornate and spacious Vatican the Paul VI hall. The menu for the homeless consisted of lasagna, chicken nuggets with cream of mushrooms and potatoes, desserts, fruit and coffee.
He condemned the indifference of society to the problems of the poor and criticized what he called the "madness of running, achieve all right now" and derogatory to the victims the bad people.
"I Recently saw some statistics about poverty. It makes you suffer - society's neglect of the poor," said dad, after thanking the nurses provided free medical assistance to the poor in the Vatican.
the Poor and the homeless were brought to Rome volunteers charitable groups. All last week at St. Peter's square in the Vatican was opened a mobile clinic, where volunteer doctors provided free specialized medical care to the needy.
Before lunch, during the mass, Pope Francis said that those who live better should not be "annoyed" by the poor, but to help them as much as possible. "They should ask themselves: Do I, a Christian, has at least one poor person as a friend?"