James Joshua

 ROME- Three British soldiers who lost their lives in the Second World War have been buried with full military honours at a British military cemetery near the port of Salerno.

 The body of one of the soldiers has been identified as Lance Corporal Ronald Blackham, 74 years after he was killed in Capezzano on Sept.25, 1943. The 22 year-old lance corporal had enlisted into the 3rd Battalion Coldstream Guards, along with the other two unidentified soldiers.

21 Mar 2017
James Joshua

 ROME- After a greatly disappointing 2017 Six Nations campaign, Italy received the wooden spoon for the second year running as their victory drought in the competition extended to two years.

20 Mar 2017
FLORENCE BROCK

 NAPLES -- In a long distance TV dual on Sunday, Mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris and Lega Nord secretary Matteo Salvini accepted to appear on air together for the first time after Saturday’s rally in Naples had ignited street clashes, making the global news.

 Although not face-to-face, the two politicians agreed to confront one another on national talk show In Mezz’ora hosted by former RAI President Lucia Annunziata, breaking a long-term silence.

20 Mar 2017
Jonathan Balog

The world is experiencing the largest refugee crisis since the Second World War.  The global number of refugees and internally displaced people is 65 million, the largest number ever recorded, and half of them are children.  According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), over fifty percent of all displaced peoples are coming from three nations: Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia.  The rest are largely from South Sudan, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, The Central African Republic, Myanmar, Eritrea and Colombia.

 

20 Mar 2017
James Joshua

 ROME—In the annual hearing of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Penitentiary, Pope Francis told those in attendance that people with the most severe spiritual disturbances ought to be treated by exorcists.

 The Pope was discussing the qualities needed to be a ‘good confessor’ and in particular he highlighted that a confessor should remind himself that he too is a sinner.

 “You can not forgive without the awareness that you have been forgiven first”.

17 Mar 2017
James Joshua

ROME—Friday morning’s draw for the quarter-finals of the Champions League has revealed that Juventus will face five-time winners of the competition, Barcelona, in a repeat of the 2015 final in Berlin.

The first leg will be played at the Juventus Stadium on either April 11 or 12 with the return fixtures on April 18 or 19.

17 Mar 2017
INSIDER NEWSDESK

 ROME-- On Thursday evening Simon Finn, an English psychedelic folk singer, performed at “L’Asino che vola”. He was joined by “Nice Guys Collective”, who were the warm up act of evening.

 In a musical scene dominated by electric sounds, the “Nice Guys Collective” and Simon Finn provided a refreshing change with some authentic live music. The venue space was intimate and relaxed, providing the perfect atmosphere for the concert.

17 Mar 2017
Tina Moll

 ROME-- As many as 10 people were injured in an explosion when magma erupting from Mount Etna came into contact with snow. BBC camera crew, tourists and scientists were among those caught up in the blast of ash and lava, vulcanologists said Friday.

17 Mar 2017
Tina Moll

 ROME--Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall will make a visit to Italy and the Vatican, from March 31 until April 5, that will climax with a tour of the quake-ravaged Amatrice.  The trip forms part of an important European tour and aims to strengthen ties between the U.K. and Italy, with particular focuses of encouraging military collaboration and tackling human trafficking.

16 Mar 2017

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