Pope Francis to eat with 300 homeless people, not politicians in Washington

Pope Francis will enjoy lunch with homeless people in Washington DC after passing up the offer of a meal with politicians, The Independent reports.

The leader of the Roman Catholic Church arrived in the US on Tuesday for a six-day trip.

After addressing Congress, it is expected he will dine with around 300 of the capital’s homeless people in a tent set up outside St Patrick Catholic Church, CNN reported.

he move highlights the Pope’s focus on social justice and his concerns over income inequality.

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