United States | On the Commemoration of the Anniversary of Pope Francis’ Election

United States – On behalf of the United States Government, I wish to congratulate His Holiness…

VATICAN CITY | The Latest: Vatican City to get a child protection policy

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis‘ summit at the Vatican on preventing clergy…

VATICAN CITY | The Latest: Pope vows to confront predators, end cover-ups

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis‘ summit at the Vatican on preventing clergy…

VATICAN CITY | Pope vows to end cover-ups, fight sex abuse with God’s wrath

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis closed out his extraordinary summit on preventing clergy sex abuse…

MILAN | Fendi honors Lagerfeld and fashion’s ‘longest love story’

MILAN (AP) — Fendi paid understated tribute Thursday to Karl Lagerfeld, who died this week and…

ROME | Gucci follows Prada, pulls blackface items after complaints

ROME (AP) — Gucci has apologized for a wool sweater that resembled a “blackface” and said…

ROME | Rome escalator accident injures 20 Russian soccer fans

ROME — An accident involving an escalator in the Rome metropolitan system has injured about 20…

ROME | Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids

ROME — Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof to schools that their…

ROME | Mexican director Cuaron’s ‘Roma’ wins top prize at Venice

ROME  — “Roma,” Alfonso Cuaron’s intimate, black-and-white portrait of the women who raised him in Mexico…

ROME | Florence bans eating on sidewalks, doorsteps at meal times

ROME — The tourist magnet of Florence is cracking down on visitors who eat on sidewalks,…

ROME | Italian minister meets Hungary premier, vows historic change

ROME  — Hungary and Italy are vowing to work together for an “historic change” in the…

ROME | 10 days after rescue, Italy lets all migrants leave a ship

ROME — Ten days after they were rescued in the Mediterranean Sea, Italy has allowed all…

DUBLIN | The Latest: Plane carrying pope touches down in Ireland

DUBLIN — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Ireland (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Pope…

ROME | Migrants aboard Italian coast guard ship begin hunger strike

ROME — Many of the 150 migrants stranded aboard a coast guard ship for a ninth…

ROME | The Latest: Bridge collapse witness tells of truck’s escape

ROME — The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all…

ROME | Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse; 3 missing

ROME  — Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following…

ROME | Aid group: Ships not willing to save Mediterranean migrants

ROME — A European aid group says migrants are telling rescuers that several ships passed them…

ROME | Pope to youth: Dream, don’t let fear make you pessimistic

ROME — Pope Francis has told Italian Catholic youths in Rome to pursue their dreams despite…

ROME | Farmworkers protest treatment in Italy after migrant deaths

ROME  — Hundreds of crop pickers and labor union activists have marched from a shanty town…

ROME | Italian spelunker rescued after 2 days trapped in cave

ROME — An Italian spelunker has been rescued after two days trapped in a grotto beneath…

ROME | Spanish rescue boat saves 87 migrants in sea off Libya

ROME — A Spanish rescue boat has saved 87 migrants in international waters in the Mediterranean…

ROME | Dozens protest policies in Italy on Roma Holocaust day

ROME  — Dozens of activists have gathered outside Italy’s parliament on Roma Holocaust Memorial Day amid…

ROME | Aid groups blame Italy after migrants are sent to Libya

ROME — Italian officials deflected responsibility Tuesday after 108 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean were returned…

ROME | Ethnic African athlete latest injured in Italy racism cases

ROME — An ethnic Nigerian, Italian athlete, wounded in the eye by an egg hurled from…

VATICAN CITY  | Pope decries human trafficking for forced labor, sex trade

VATICAN CITY  — Pope Francis is urging everyone to combat the “shameful crime” of human trafficking,…

ROME | World premieres at Venice for Gosling, Cooper movies

ROME— The Venice Film Festival will feature plenty of Hollywood star power, including premieres for a…

ROME | Pope adviser blasts pro-crucifix bill in Italy: ‘Hands off!’

ROME — A close adviser to Pope Francis has criticized legislation proposed by the right-wing League…

ROME | Vanessa Redgrave to receive career prize at Venice Film Fest

ROME — British actress Vanessa Redgrave will receive the prestigious Golden Lion career prize at this…

ROME  | Jeep exec takes over Fiat, marking end of Marchionne era

ROME  — Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after…

LONDON | Warholm exploits Samba absence to win London 400 hurdles

LONDON — World champion Karsten Warholm used the absence of Qatar rival Abderrahman Samba to finally…