- May 10, 2021
As most of Italy eased COVID-19 restrictions in late April, most residents of Italy’s assisted living and nursing homes were locked in “an eternal red zone” — not leaving the facilities, not having any visitors and, in more than half the homes, not even having access to video calls with loved ones, according to the Community of Sant’Egidio.
As protests in Italy increase among the sectors hardest-hit by enduring coronavirus lockdowns, one Italian charity has expanded its services to Rome’s homeless population, which is expected to rise in the near future if pandemic-related closures aren’t resolved soon.
Hours after a fire or fires sent thousands of migrants and refugees fleeing their tents and makeshift container homes at the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, a close aide to Pope Francis called for the permanent resettlement of all the residents.
The chief rabbi of the main Orthodox rabbinical alliance in Europe says that a resurgence of anti-Semitism on the continent “poses an existential threat to the Jewish community.”
Mozambique’s president and the leader of the Renamo opposition signed a peace accord on Thursday to end years of hostilities that followed a 15-year civil war.
Catholic charities try to show the “good side of Rome” to homeless as heat wave strikes Italy.
Aquarius, the boat carrying over 600 immigrants and refugees, was the last straw in the tense relationship between the Church and Italy’s new populist led government.
The “pope’s poor” enjoy an evening at the stadium only hours before the Vatican issued its new document on sports.