And then there was light: Cardinal breaks law to restore power for homeless

Pope Francis shakes hands with Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, Papal Almoner, as he arrives to bless a car donated to The Office of Papal Charities (Elemosineria Apostolica), in Vatican, February 6, 2019. Vatican Media/­Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

ROME (Reuters) – A close aide to Pope Francis has drawn the ire of Italy’s anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini by climbing down a manhole to restore electricity to hundreds of homeless people living in an occupied building. Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, 55, whose job is to distribute the pope’s charity funds, went to the disused […]

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