Pope Francis aide restores power for hundreds in occupied Rome building

BBC News | 5/13/2019 | Staff
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A cardinal who conducts acts of charity for Pope Francis has restored power for hundreds of people in a building in Rome after climbing down a manhole and flipping a switch, local media report.

Cardinal Konrad Krajewski said he acted in "desperation" because the occupants of the state-owned property had spent a week without power and hot water.

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Activists have been using the building to provide shelter for the homeless.

The electricity supplier cut the power due to debts of €300,000 (£260,000).

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The sum is believed to have accumulated in the years since the unused building was taken over in 2013. It now houses more than 400 people, including nearly 100 children.

Matteo Salvini, Italy's populist deputy prime minister, has said he now...
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