Cardinal Konrad Krajewski

Papal almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski. | lvivadm via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0).

Pope Francis Sends Papal Almoner to Holy Land for Christmas as a Sign of Solidarity

Dec 22, 2023

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, who serves as the papal almoner, will spend Christmas in Jerusalem, where he will join the local Christian community in praying for peace.

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, papal almoner, after cutting the ribbon on a new "Pope's Laundromat" for the homeless. | Credit: Holy See Press Office

Pope Francis Opens Two New Laundromats for the Homeless in Turin, Italy

Nov 5, 2023

The new facilities include washers and dryers, detergent, hot showers, and a full range of personal hygiene products. 

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski visits the Italian island of Ischia Dec. 8, 2022, on behalf of Pope Francis to console victims of recent flooding there. | Credit: Holy See Press Office

Cardinal Brings Spiritual Closeness of Pope Francis to Flood Victims in Italy

Dec 9, 2022

The prefect of the Dicastery for Charity, Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, visited the Italian island of Ischia on behalf of Pope Francis to meet with the victims of recent floods.

Winter in Kyiv, Ukraine (2018) | Viktor Bystrov / Unsplah (CC0)

Vatican Holds Thermal Shirt Drive for Ukraine

Dec 6, 2022

The Vatican’s charity office is holding a drive to collect thermal shirts for people in Ukraine as they face an energy emergency amid the war.