According to the Vatican Yesterday Monday,10th, Pope Francis opened a free laundromat for the poor in Rome.
FOX 31 Reports that Six washing machines, six dryers and a number of irons have been donated by the Whirlpool Corp, while Proctor and Gamble is furnishing laundry detergent and softener.
The laundromat is in the Roman neighborhood of Trastevere, not far from the Vatican, in an old hospital complex now run by the Community of St. Egidio.
This is the second facility the pope has opened in Rome for assisting the poor.
Two years ago, he opened a shower and barber service next to St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican and a dormitory nearby.