Friday, February 27, 2009

Father’s house a haven for the homeless

"For Catholic Archbishop Barry Hickey, the plight of Perth’s homeless is literally on his doorstep.

"Every evening, a constant stream of people who have nowhere else to go turn up at his modest home in the heart of the city, just across the road from St Mary’s Cathedral, in search of a place to kip.

"The man they call “Father” usually gives them a sandwich or a few dollars before they bed down at the back of his house, safe in the knowledge it is one of few places where police cannot move them on."

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via The West