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Pope meets people who took part in the screening of docu-film "Francesco" Pope meets people who took part in the screening of docu-film "Francesco"  (Vatican Media)

Pope meets homeless and refugees after film screening

At the end of the screening of the film-documentary "Francesco", the Pope met with 100 people who watched the film.

Pope Francis met briefly with 100 people who were invited to the screening of the film-documentary “Francesco” on Tuesday evening in the atrium of the Paul VI Hall, according to the director of the Vatican Press Office, Matteo Bruni.

The screening was organized by the director of the film, Evgeny Afineevsky and the Laudato si' Foundation.

Pope Francis outside the Paul VI Hall
Pope Francis outside the Paul VI Hall

"Pope Francis," Bruni explained, "went to the Atrium of the Paul VI Hall and spoke with about 100 homeless and refugees, who were invited to watch the film while they were given a food package, offered by the organizers. The Holy Father then returned to the Casa Santa Marta."

Pope Francis meets with homeless and refugess following film screening
Pope Francis meets with homeless and refugess following film screening
25 May 2021, 12:40