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The Vatican has opened a new
investigation into possible sexual abuse committed before 2013 at a private school in Rome for children destined for the priesthood, the Holy See announced on Saturday.
Pope Francis called on Sunday to fight
indifference to poverty on what has been dubbed the first "World Day for the
Poor" by the Catholic Church.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri distanced himself from taking up the vacant post as Italy coach on Saturday, but left the door open to eventually accepting the job.
"We don't carry out euthanasia as often
as it is asked for," says Dutch GP Carin Littooji, advocating for assisted
dying on a bench usually reserved for bishops in the Vatican.
Young people in Italy are worse off than their parents or even grandparents, an anti-poverty charity said on Friday.
Police in Turin have arrested a man in his sixties for abusing a black schoolgirl aboard a bus.
With mafia king Totò Riina dead, and heir Matteo Messina Denaro on the run, is it game over for Sicily's once all-powerful Cosa Nostra?
Italy's southern city of Salerno held a mass funeral on Friday for 26 young women from Nigeria who drowned earlier this month trying to cross the Mediterranean.
Former "boss of bosses" Toto Riina, one of the most feared godfathers in the history of the Sicilian mafia, died early on Friday after battling cancer, Italian media reported.
Italy has a new top-rated restaurant: St. Hubertus, nestled at the foot of the Dolomite mountains, which has just been awarded a maximum three Michelin stars.
Veronica Lario, the second ex-wife of Silvio Berlusconi, has been ordered to repay the former Italian prime minister around €60 million after a court ruled that his alimony payments were too steep.
It’s official: Italy has a national anthem, just in time for the World Cup... oh.
Italy has defended its policy on blocking migrants in Libya, saying the deal, denounced as "inhumane" by the UN, was essential to stop boat departures towards Europe.
Post-mortem examinations on the bodies of 26 teenage migrant girls found dead in the Mediterranean in early November confirmed they almost all drowned at sea, Italian news agencies reported on Wednesday.
Gian Piero Ventura's reign as Italy coach ended on Wednesday after a World Cup qualifying fiasco during which the four-time champions failed to reach next year's finals in Russia.
More than 70 years after Italy’s iconic scooter was born, the Vespa is getting its most radical update yet.
Gian Piero Ventura defended "one of the best records in 40 years" on Wednesday, as he refused to resign as Italy coach despite failing to lead the four-time champions to the World Cup finals.
Could Leonardo Da Vinci’s “male Mona Lisa” come to Italy, half a century after the Italian master completed it?
Pope Francis may have been given a Lamborghini, but he won’t be driving it.
Italians living near one of the biggest steelworks in Europe have appealed to the government to protect their health after a dramatic photo showed water near the plant running red.