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Biden, pope to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican
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Biden, pope to talk virus, climate, poverty at Vatican

ROME (AP) — Just hours after he arrives in Rome, President Joe Biden will meet with Pope Francis on Friday…
Pope seeks to ‘liberate’ Virgin Mary from the Mafia
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Pope seeks to ‘liberate’ Virgin Mary from the Mafia

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis is giving his blessing to a new Vatican think tank that is seeking to prevent…
EgyptAir readies to resume flights starting from July 1
Travel

EgyptAir readies to resume flights starting from July 1

EgyptAir is set to begin resuming direct flights on Wednesday, July 1, after a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus outbreak.…
‘A beautiful day’ in Italy, as shops and bars finally reopen
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‘A beautiful day’ in Italy, as shops and bars finally reopen

ROME (Reuters) – Italian shops, hairdressers and restaurants finally threw open their doors on Monday as the country sped up…
Wedding bell blues; coronavirus crashes party for couples, planners
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Wedding bell blues; coronavirus crashes party for couples, planners

ROME (Reuters) – The Roman villa is booked, the guests are invited and their hotel rooms reserved. The gown is…
Pope prays at Great Plague church as Italy toll mounts
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Pope prays at Great Plague church as Italy toll mounts

Pope Francis left Vatican City on Sunday to pray in a Rome cathedral for coronavirus victims as Italy’s death toll…
Some Rome churches reopen after angry pope steps in
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Some Rome churches reopen after angry pope steps in

Some of Rome’s Catholic churches reopened Friday after Pope Francis voiced displeasure with the Italian authorities’ push to shut them…
Former Italian diplomat receives 15-year sentence for smuggling Egyptian artifacts
Archaeology

Former Italian diplomat receives 15-year sentence for smuggling Egyptian artifacts

The Cairo Criminal Court on Tuesday granted the former honorary consul for Italy, Ladislav Otakar Skakal, a 15-year-sentence in absentia…
Mubarak-era minister makes first public appearance at Rome Med 2019
Business

Mubarak-era minister makes first public appearance at Rome Med 2019

The Mubarak-era’s former Trade and Industry Minister Rachid Mohamed Rachid made his first public appearance on Friday at the Mediterranean…
Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears
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Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears

Landfills in flames and rats feasting on waste in the streets have sparked health fears in Rome, as doctors warn…
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