ROME (AP) — The foreign ministers of Italy and France say their countries are trying to forge a common strategy on Libya.
Italy's minster, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, told reporters Friday after...
Teen climate activist: I enjoy making a difference
ROME (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has told a rally of several thousand young people in Rome's Piazza del Popolo they should aim that when they are older they can say they did...
ROME (AP) — Italian police say officers found more than a kilogram (2.4 pounds) of cocaine allegedly hidden at a Rome cemetery and arrested a 42-year-old gravestone maker.
Pope washes inmates’ feet, says bishops must be servants
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 prisoners Thursday and urged them to serve one another as brothers, as he ushered in the solemn pre-Easter rituals made more poignant this...
Jail: Zombie-movie actor made woman taste his blood
ROME, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man who has acted in zombie movies is accused of beating two women and forcing one of them to taste his blood.
The Rome News-Tribune reports 30-year-old Eliot Ryan...
Bishop asks Nicaraguans to ‘fight for freedom’ in speech
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The auxiliary bishop of Nicaragua's capital, a vocal critic of the government of President Daniel Ortega, urged Nicaraguans to "fight for freedom" Sunday, in a final...
Nero’s opulent, newly restored Domus Transitoria reopens
ROME (AP) — The first palace built by Rome's most notorious emperor, Nero, has reopened to the public after an extensive renovation.
Visitors to Nero's Domus Transitoria (or Transit House),...
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Pope Francis has asked one of Nicaragua's most outspoken bishops to come to Rome for an undetermined period of time, church officials said Wednesday.
ROME (AP) — The Vatican has for the first time opened its own investigation into the case of Emanuela Orlandi, a 15-year-old Vatican citizen who disappeared in the summer of 1983.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court said Friday that her U.S. visa has been revoked, in what appears to a crackdown on the global tribunal by the Trump...
ROME (AP) — Sergio Zanotti, an Italian businessman who was kidnapped in Syria three years ago, has been released.
The office of Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Friday that Zanotti...
Milan-Cortina 2026 bid boosted by government support
ROME (AP) — The Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics received a boost Friday by a key letter of financial support from the Italian government.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is dedicating this year's Good Friday meditations to victims of human trafficking.
The Vatican said Friday that Francis had asked an Italian nun who rescues...
ROME (AP) — Rome city authorities have moved several Roma families out of a public housing project in a Rome suburb after violent protests by neo-fascist groups threatened their...
ROME (AP) — Rome's mayor on Wednesday pledged an investigation into possible inciting racial hatred against the organizers of a violent protest that rejected housing Roma families in a...
Pope honors Rome’s legacy of integration over centuries
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has crossed the Tiber River for a visit to Rome's city hall, paying homage to an ancient city that integrated diverse peoples over centuries of its existence.
ROME (AP) — The Vatican official who negotiated a landmark agreement between the Holy See and China on bishop nominations said Monday that the path to normalizing Catholic life in the country "is...
Steve Bannon says Europe’s populists ‘don’t need me’
ROME (AP) — Former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday predicted a "stunning victory" for populists and nationalists in the European Parliament elections in May and said they can...
China’s Xi visits Italy with Belt and Road deal as prize
MILAN (AP) — At the heart of Chinese President Xi Jingping's visit to Rome that started Thursday is a key prize: a deal to make Italy the first major democracy to join China's ambitious Belt and...
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Georgia-Pacific says it plans to invest $30 million at its lumber mill in Rome, Georgia.
The Rome News-Tribune reported this week that officials say the investment in new...
ROME (AP) — The president of Rome's city council has been arrested for allegedly accepting bribes in a widening corruption scandal centered on Roma's long-delayed plans to build a new...
US, Russia divided on Venezuela after talks in Rome
ROME (AP) — Russia and the United States remain split on how to resolve the crisis in Venezuela, officials from both powers said Tuesday after talks in Rome.
US, Russia to hold talks on Venezuela in Rome
ROME (AP) — U.S. and Russian officials are meeting in Rome this week to discuss the crisis in Venezuela.
The U.S. State Department says Elliott Abrams, the U.S. special envoy for Venezuela,...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday met with the leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the first-such meeting of its kind, on the eve of the dedication of the...
ROME (AP) — Roma appointed Claudio Ranieri as interim coach on Friday, a day after firing Eusebio Di Francesco following the Italian team's elimination from the Champions League.
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has urged Roman Catholic faithful to free themselves from the "clutches of consumerism and the snares of selfishness" as he marked the start of Lent, the period of prayer...
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ROME (AP) — Italy's populist government opened its new minimum income welfare program Wednesday, fulfilling a key campaign promise of the 5-Star Movement to try to reduce poverty and unemployment...
ROME (AP) — With a 16-point lead and 12 matches to play, only a complete breakdown could prevent Juventus from clinching a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.
ROME (AP) — The center-left governor of Rome's region was chosen in a primary Sunday to lead Italy's struggling Democratic Party and its bid to reverse slumping popularity.
2 tuberculosis cases reported at Georgia elementary schools
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Officials say tuberculosis cases have been reported at two elementary schools in Georgia.
The Floyd County School District tells news outlets that one case of TB was...
Amid fan outrage, Roma’s American owner remains determined
ROME (AP) — After a rough stretch, things are finally starting to look up again for Roma's American president.
James Pallotta's joy of reaching the Champions League semifinals last season...
EU warns Italy to slash rampant public debt
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union expressed concern about Italy's debt levels Wednesday and warned the government in Rome to push through measures to shore up the public finances.
Australia jury hears cardinal’s side in police interview
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell once blamed his wooden public persona on the self-discipline required to contain "a formidable temper."
Ex-Rome mayor gets life ban on public office for corruption
ROME (AP) — A court in Italy's capital convicted a former Rome mayor of corruption and illegal financing Monday and sentenced him to six years in prison and a lifetime ban on holding public...
Pope vows to end abuse cover-ups but victims disappointed
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis closed out his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse by vowing Sunday to confront abusers with "the wrath of God" felt by the faithful, end the...
Strong winds hit Italy and Croatia, causing 3 deaths
ROME (AP) — Strong winds toppled trees and walls in Italy on Saturday, causing at least three deaths and forcing a cargo ship to run aground, while gale-force winds swept across Croatia's Adriatic...
6N: Ireland near full strength to try and find mojo in Rome
ROME (AP) — Ireland isn't mucking around.
Unlike Wales in the previous round of the Six Nations, there was no thought by the Irish of experimenting against Italy on Sunday at the Stadio...
Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’
MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and was the Rome-based fashion house's creative director for 54 years.
Sevilla knocks out Lazio to reach Europa League round of 16
SEVILLA, Spain (AP) — Former champion Sevilla became the first team to reach the round of 16 in the Europa League with a 2-0 victory over Lazio on Wednesday in a game that saw both sides have a...
Italy’s checking if NKorean envoy’s daughter was forced back
ROME (AP) — Italy is investigating if the daughter of a former North Korean diplomat posted to Italy had been forcibly returned to Pyongyang after her parents disappeared in an apparent defection,...
Ancient site linked to Caesar’s murder to open to public
ROME (AP) — A complex of ancient temples in Rome that are linked to the scene of Julius Caesar's murder will be opened to the public.
The below-street-level temple ruins at Largo Argentina in downtown Rome is visible to pedestrians peering from above but closed to visitors. For decades, access was enjoyed only by a colony of cats, the cadre of volunteers fed them and, occasionally, archaeologists.
Sex abuse survivors to meet with Vatican summit organizers
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The organizers of Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse will meet this week with a dozen abuse victims who have descended on Rome to protest the Catholic Church's response to the crisis and demand an end to decades of cover-up by church leaders, officials said Monday.
These abuse survivors will not be addressing the summit of church leaders itself. Rather, they will meet Wednesday with the four-member organizing committee to convey their complaints.
French ambassador returns to Italy following dramatic spat
ROME (AP) — France's ambassador returned to Italy on Friday, professing confidence that the two neighbors could deal with disagreements and work through their most serious diplomatic dispute since World War II.
Italian President Sergio Mattarella received the returning ambassador, the presidential Quirinal Palace in Rome said.
Ambassador Christian Masset gave him a letter from French President Emmanuel Macron inviting Mattarella to France.
Pope seeks role for rural populations in addressing hunger
ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is urging global decision-makers in both the public and private sectors to help address poverty and hunger in rural areas by engaging the local population as "responsible architects" of progress.
Francis was addressing an annual session Thursday of the International Fund for Agricultural Development, a U.N. agency based in Rome dedicated to eradicating poverty and hunger in rural areas of the developing world.
Police: Rome is increasingly prey to Italy’s 3 big mafias
ROME (AP) — Police say Italy's three big organized crime syndicates are increasingly infiltrating Rome's economy, sometimes collaborating for efficiency.
The semi-annual report of the national anti-Mafia investigative police agency DIA offers a grim analysis of how the Sicilian Mafia, Naples-area Camorra and Calabria-rooted 'ndrangheta invest illegal revenues heavily in Rome hotels, restaurants and stores, often aided by complicit lawyers and accountants.
Ex-Vatican prelate convicted of corruption in smuggling case
ROME (AP) — Italian news agency ANSA says a monsignor who had worked as a senior Vatican accountant has been convicted of corruption in connection with a failed cash-smuggling plot.
ANSA said a Rome appeals court Wednesday convicted the Rev. Nunzio Scarano of corruption and sentenced him to three years in prison.
Italy slams EU for lack of solidarity, but faulted for same
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte demanded "authentic" solidarity from Italy's European Union partners on the issue of migrants Tuesday, but drew sharp barbs himself from EU lawmakers for refusing to join a united European stand on Venezuela and over Italy's nasty spat with France.
Italy: New presidential election needed soon in Venezuela
ROME (AP) — Italy's populist government is calling for elections soon in Venezuela but is stopping short of joining its European Union allies in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president.
6N: Wales equals wins record after Italy scare in Rome
ROME (AP) — Wales equaled its all-time record for consecutive wins after overcoming a plucky Italy 26-15 in Six Nations rugby on Saturday.
Italy scored the only try of the first half to trail by 12-7 at halftime. Wales didn't score a try until the 53rd minute and finished with only two. Italy scored a second try, too, but it wasn't enough to prevent Wales from an 11th successive victory, tying the Welsh record set 109 years ago.