- Jul 23, 2021
Pope Francis expressed his gratitude to the medical staff at Rome’s Gemelli hospital after his recovery from intestinal surgery.
A group of fraudsters who dressed up as cardinals to swindle victims out of millions of dollars have been caught by Italian police in an undercover sting operation conducted by officers who were disguised as priests.
A Rome court has strongly backed Vatican prosecutors in their pursuit of an Italian businessman accused of bilking the Holy See of millions of euros in a London real estate deal
The remains of St. Peter may have been and possibly still could be buried in catacombs under the Mausoleum of St. Helena after being moved from the Vatican hillside during anti-Christian persecutions in the third century, according to a paper published recently by three Italian researchers.
More than 700,000 foreigners in Italy are “invisible” in the eyes of the country’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign and are being denied legal access to the vaccines, warned a top public official.
With the rising costs of rent in central Rome, the abandonment of the artisanal trades by the younger generation and now the economic blow caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the tradition and ethos of a once vibrant neighborhood of workshops and craftsmen are disappearing.
When Pope Francis ordains nine new priests today, marking the Church’s World Day of Prayer for Vocations, in one sense they’ll represent the universality of the faith, as they hail from Romania, Brazil, Colombia and various Italian towns.
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.