Pope Francis Gives Lunch to the Poor – level 2

29-11-2017 07:00

Pope Francis came to a lunch for 1,200 poor people at the Vatican. The lunch was part of the Catholic Church’s first World Day for the Poor. The lunch was veal, pasta and dessert.

Guests from Rome and Europe attended a mass at St Peter’s Basilica earlier that day. At the mass, Pope Francis said that helping the poor is a ‘passport to paradise’.

Difficult words: veal (young cow meat), basilica (a type of Catholic church), passport to paradise (a way to go to Heaven when you die).

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