Pope sets up Rome work dignity fund

Initial funding of 1 mn to Caritas in capital

(ANSA) - Rome, June 9 - Pope Francis on Tuesday set up what he called a 'work dignity' fund in Rome.
    As bishop of Rome, he said, he had decided to institute the fund, dubbed "Jesus Divine Worker".
    It will give Rome's branch of the Caritas charity initial funding of one million euros.
    The fund aims to support people who have been hit by the economic crisis deriving from the coronavirus pandemic.
    In particular, said Cardinal Vicar Angelo De Donatis, is aimed at "those who risk being excluded from institutional safeguards", whether existing ones or new ones set up by the government,


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