Sylvia Poggioli

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In Rome, Uncollected Trash Festers In Scorching Heat

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Doctors have warned of health risks from tons of garbage rotting in the Italian capital's streets during the summer's hot spells.


Found: Message In A Bottle From Manchester Bombing Victim's Mother

Monday, July 15, 2019

A message in a bottle from the mother of a teenager killed in the 2017 Manchester Arena terrorism attack washed up on a beach in southern Italy. The bottle made a 2,500 mile journey.


Showdown In Italy Over Migrants Rescued By Boat Captain Speaks To Deeper Tensions

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The boat captain detained in Italy after she defied authorities and docked a boat carrying 40 migrants acted in accordance with the law, says the German humanitarian group sponsoring the ship.


Vatican Rejects Idea That People Can Choose Or Change Their Gender

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The Vatican says gender is god-given, dismissing the idea that there is any right to choose one's gender. The Vatican said a fluid idea of identity is not "based on the truths of existence."


High Voter Turn Out For European Parliamentary Elections

Monday, May 27, 2019

Centrists in Europe have lost their majority. After Europe's parliamentary elections over the weekend, nationalist and far-right parties got a boost in their share of power.


European Elections Will Be A Test For Nationalist Parties Hoping To Remake The EU

Saturday, May 25, 2019

"I believe this is the first time since the beginning of European integration that this European Union could actually break apart," center-left Dutch politician Frans Timmermans warned this month.


Italy's Matteo Salvini Hopes To Lead Nationalist Wave In Upcoming European Elections

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, leader of a far-right party and Europe's rising populist star, counts President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon as one of his biggest fans.


Maltese Forces Seize Ship That Was Hijacked By Rescued Migrants

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A Maltese special operations team is in control of a tanker that had been allegedly hijacked in the Mediterranean by migrants it had rescued at sea. The Turkish-owned tanker was heading toward Libya.


News Brief: FAA Head On Capitol Hill, Jussie Smollett

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration is expected to face sharp questioning as he goes before a Senate committee. Also the latest on Jussie Smollett.


Women On Vatican Magazine Editorial Board Quit En Masse

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

The founder and all-female editorial board of a women's magazine for the Vatican have quit. They say they were being delegitimized.


Criticism Follows Italy Endorsing China's Global Infrastructure Projects

Monday, March 25, 2019

Critics say Italy's endorsement of a 21st century Silk Road will embolden China's global economic influence and not in a good way. Italian officials are to sign more agreements in Beijing next month.


Radovan Karadzic Gets Life As Hague Court Upholds Genocide Conviction

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Judges in The Hague upheld the Bosnian Serb leader's conviction in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre that claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.


After Years Of Abuse By Priests, #NunsToo Are Speaking Out

Monday, March 18, 2019

A #NunsToo movement has emerged from #MeToo, as Roman Catholic nuns start speaking out about sexual abuse by priests. Cases of rape and forced abortion have begun coming to light.


Ex-Vatican Official, Cardinal Pell, Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell on Wednesday was sentenced to six years in prison — making him the most senior Catholic official to be found guilty in a criminal court of child molestation.


Cardinal George Pell Of Australia Is Convicted Of Child Sex Abuse

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Cardinal Pell, a close adviser to Pope Francis, has been convicted of child sex abuse charges that go back decades. His conviction became public after a gag order was lifted.


News Brief: New North Carolina Election, Jussie Smollett, Vatican Sex Abuse Summit

Friday, February 22, 2019

The North Carolina State Board of Elections has voted to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District amid many signs that the outcome was tainted.


'A Life Destroyed': Survivors And Pope Address Clergy Sex Abuse At Vatican Summit

Thursday, February 21, 2019

One survivor said a priest forced her to have abortions after raping her. The pope said he has come up with 21 "reflection points" designed to address the crisis.


Vatican Starts 4-Day Summit On Clergy Sex Abuse

Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Vatican started a four-day summit on Thursday that focuses on clergy sex abuse. Pope Francis called for the event following revelations of abuse and cover-ups around the globe.


Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Pope Francis has defrocked former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been accused of sex abuse.


State Of The Union Takeaways

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

We have analysis from President Trump's first State of the Union address to a divided government.