Italy Headlines

  • Chilean sexual abuse victim testifies before Vatican investigator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The key witness in the case of a Chilean bishop accused of covering sexual abuse said on Saturday he gave "eye opening" testimony to a papally mandated investigator and hoped it would lead to the truth.

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  • Soccer: Bizarre own goal costs Inter dearly

    MILAN (Reuters) - One of the most bizarre own goals of the Serie A season set Inter Milan on their way to a 2-0 defeat at Genoa which cost them third place on Saturday.

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  • Tennis: Federer downs Seppi to reach Rotterdam final

    (Reuters) - New world number one Roger Federer delivered another polished performance to beat Andreas Seppi 6-3 7-6(3) in the semi-final of the ABN AMRO World Tournament in Rotterdam on Saturday.

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  • Pope Francis wowed the world but, five years on, is in troubled waters

    He entered office on a wave of energy but, as discontent grows over his attitude to abuse scandals, Francis faces opposition on all sides Chatham House is one of the most important foreign affairs thinktanks in the UK. But on Wednesday its focus will not be a president, or an organisation like the World Bank, or the future of the EU after Brexit, but a religious leader: Pope Francis. And it will be the third time in recent weeks that Britain has turned its attention to the pope. Two weeks ago,...

    the Guardian
  • Italy used to be a tolerant country, but now racism is rising

    The upcoming election has unleashed a tide of anti-migrant action, whose roots can be traced to the financial crisis and the country’s weakened leftwing Pape Diaw, originally from Senegal, arrived in Florence to study engineering in the late 1970s. Part of a group of 15 African students, he inspired curiosity among his Italian counterparts and the wider community, but never encountered racism. “I remember walking along the street and people would ask to have a photo taken,” he said. “We were...

    the Guardian
  • Chilean sexual abuse victim testifies before Vatican investigator

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The key witness in the case of a Chilean bishop accused of covering sexual abuse said on Saturday he gave "eye opening" testimony to a papally mandated investigator and hoped it would lead to the truth.

    www.reuters.com