Second chances: Vatican Christmas stamps feature work of homeless artist

Second chances: Vatican Christmas stamps feature work of homeless artist Adam Piekarski stands in front of his paintings in his studio at Palazzo Migliori, the Vatican's homeless shelter. Photo: CNS
Junno Arocho Esteves Adam Piekarski, a homeless man from Lódz, Poland, never imagined that the sketches he would draw in his free time while waiting for the public showers near Bernini’s Colonnade would lead to the opportunity of a lifetime. In November, the Vatican Philatelic and Numismatic Office announced that its 2021 set of commemorative…
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