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Local Officials Lobby Case for Pope Visit
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Archbishop Charles Chaput arrived in Rome on March 23, and will remain until March 27. After touring several historical sites, they met with Vatican officials to push their case in...
Ethiopian co-pilot in custody after hijacking
The co-pilot of an Ethiopian jetliner flying to Italy hijacked his own plane full of passengers and later diverted it to Geneva to seek asylum, Ethiopia’s head of communications said Monday during a press conference.Ethiopian Airlines...
Getting to the fork in the road
There comes a time in the history of each great civilization where the citizens are put to the test of collapse or survival of society. This most often is a gradual occurrence that is barely noticeable by the citizenry, but...
'The Great Beauty' Movie Review
Many are hailing Italian director Paolo Sorrentino as the new Federico Fellini. While the comparison is warranted, once the theater lights darken, there is more to this talented filmmaker than meets the eye. Nominated for an Academy Award...
Saving Rome's Wild Cats in Torre Argentina
If you visit Italy's capital, you are likely to realize quickly that Rome is a city that belongs to its wild feline population as equally as it does to its human inhabitants. After all, cats, with their innate...
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