May 15, 2017

A worker crosses the street with her bike outside the newly opened McDonald's near the Vatican Jan. 12. The McDonald's will collaborate with Italian aid organization, "Medicinia Solidale," and the papal almoner's office to help feed the poor and homeless around the Vatican. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

"If we turn not to things external and material, the first thing of all to secure is to save unfortunate working people from the cruelty of men of greed, who use human beings as mere instruments for money-making." 

- Pope Leo XIII, Rerum Novarum ("On Capital and Labor"), May 15, 1891