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VATICAN CITY- The Vatican is to publish online archive featuring the Jewish pleas for help to Pius XII after the start of their persecution from the Nazis.

Pope Francis has ordered thousands of archival papers to be published on the historical archives of the Vatican City. The documents, which have been made available to look at since March 2, 2022 contains requests from the Jewish people from all over Europe following the start of their persecution by the Nazis.

24 Jun 2022
James Dowden

ROME – The city’s two top flight football clubs discovered their fixture schedule for the forthcoming 2022/23 Serie A season. 

S.S Lazio will host Bologna on the opening matchday of the season at the Stadio Olimpico while AS Roma will travel to Campania to face U.S. Salernitana 1919. Both games will take place across the weekend of the Aug. 13 with exact days and kick off times to be finalised later.

24 Jun 2022
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OSTUNI – Canadian director, Paul Haggis must remain under house arrest at a hotel near Brindisi where he has been in custody since Sunday, when he was arrested on charges of repeated sexual assault and aggravated personal injury against a 28-year-old British woman.

 The Oscar-winning director was staying at the B&B in Ostuni to attend the Allora film festival where he was due to give a masterclass.

24 Jun 2022
Philip Stringer

 ROME -- As reported previously in The Italian Insider, the European Commission opened infringement proceedings on Sept 23 2021, for Italy’s failure to implement a European Court of Justice ruling of 2001, concerning the payment of arrears in wages to its non-Italian lecturers. In an attempt to avoid a seventh case in the European Court of Justice the Italian Ministry for Higher Education Director General, Dr.

23 Jun 2022
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 CATANIA - Two men were found dead on Wednesday 22 June in Pennisi, Catania. The victims were two cousins aged 29 and 30 and according to an initial investigation, were killed after being caught robbing lemons.

The 70 year old landowner Giuseppe Battiato has confessed to doing it. He maintained that he was exasperated by the continued theft from his citrus grove. The investigation is currently with the Acireale police force with the leading line of investigation the probable retaliation for agricultural theft.

23 Jun 2022