Pope Benedict XVI visited the main Jewish synagogue in Rome on Sunday January, 17. He was the first pope in 24 years to visit the Tempio Maggiore, or Great Temple.
It was an event that stirred up many debates and tensions not only between Catholics and Jews, but also within Italy's Jewish community.
Rage and fear. This is what comes out of the images from Rosarno, a small town near the western coast of Calabria, where violent clashes broke out after two African immigrants were wounded by a pellet gun attack by white youths in a car.
A new chapter of the never ending fairy tale of Italian politics: Emanuele Filiberto Umberto Reza Rene Maria di Savoia, Prince of Venice and Piedmont, is UDC candidate in the 2009 European elections. He gained popularity after starring as a celebrity contestant on Italy’s version of Dancing with the Stars.
Susanna Agnelli passed away on May 15 at the age of 87. Her ashes, according to her will, will be dispersed in the sea in a stormy day. A writer, a Red Cross Volunteer during War World II, a Foreign Minister, a philantropist, an activist and a benefactor: she was this and much more. She was a protagonist of Italian contemporary history
UN High Commissioner for Refugees warns that if Italian policy of towing migrant boats back to the Libyan coast continues, it will be in violation of international humanitarian laws. However, 65% of Italians approve the government’s bill and consider clandestin immigrants as criminals. But what about the catholics?
After 19 years of marriage and three children, Veronica Lario decided to divorce her husband, the Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. It quickly became news in Italy, and not only in Italy . The issue exploded with Veronica’s angry accusation that her husband was considering some young actresses and models as candidates in the upcoming elections to the European parliament.
Now everyone in the U.S. is looking at Italy’s “cutting-edge technology,” as U.S. President Barak Obama said this past week in Washington. They are looking at Italy because they “have achieved what no one in Detroit could,” namely, they took “a company on the verge of collapse and made it profitable.” Marchionne has a new challenge...