January 30, 2015

Vatican offers shaves, haircuts to Rome’s homeless

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A homeless man sits under the right colonnade close to where the showers are going to be built in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on Thursday (Nov 13, 2014). Religion News Service photo by Josephine McKenna

A homeless man sits under the right colonnade close to where the showers are going to be built in St. Peter's square at the Vatican on Thursday (Nov 13, 2014). Religion News Service photo by Josephine McKenna

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) Barbers and hairdressers would volunteer their services on Mondays, the day their shops are traditionally closed in Italy.