- Aug 3, 2020
Next month will mark the 76th anniversary of the massacre of 159 civilians by the German SS in two small Italian hamlets, San Terenzo Monti and Bardine, including the local pastor, Father Michele Rabino, who died saving a seven-year-old girl.
Dior creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri lured the French fashion house to her childhood haunt of Lecce, in southern Italy, to preview the 2021 cruise collection with a live destination show Wednesday that has become a fashion world rarity in the coronavirus era.
The recent case of an Italian priest who presided over the civil union of a lesbian couple on the outskirts of Rome neatly illustrates several of Catholicism’s eternal tensions.
Both supporters and opponents of a bill criminalizing expressions of “homotransphobia” cite the pope, supporters often pointing to “Who am I to judge?” while opponents appeal to the pope’s criticism of “gender theory” and his insistence that marriage is a bond between a man and a woman.
Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi underwent a five-hour surgery Monday to reconstruct his face following a crash on his handbike last month.