Pope Francis to offer haircuts to Rome's homeless

January 31, 2015 6:42 PM

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Pope Francis to offer haircuts to Rome's homeless

Pope Francis' ministry to the poor and less fortunate is about to go a step further, with a new Vatican barber shop where Rome’s homeless will be able to get free haircuts and shaves.

In November the Holy See said he would install three showers for homeless men and women in the public restrooms off Bernini's Colonnade in St. Peter's Square. The shower facility is set to open Feb. 16 which marks the date the barber shop will open. The barber shop will operate one day a week, on Mo...

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