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All the necessary kit has already been donated by the many barbers who are volunteering: scissors, brushes, razors, a mirror and of course, a barber’s chair. As of 16 February, in addition to the showers and bathrooms which Pope Francis had installed for them under the colonnade of St. Peter’s Square, homeless people around the Vatican, will now have a barber service at their disposal, completing their hygiene needs
The papal barber is the latest initiative promoted by the Office of Papal Charities for the benefit of the poor. When Polish Archbishop Mgr. Konrad Krajewski was appointed head of the Office, the Pope urged him not to do the job from his desk but to be a hands-on extension of the papal charity for the benefit of the poor.