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Rome’s first Wall of Kindness designed to help the less fortunate. Students from Rome's Marymount International School are creating a “Wall of Kindness”, where visitors can donate clothes to the less fortunate, on Sat...
British volunteer provides meals for Italy’s refugees.   In early September, the strength of a tragic and powerful photo of a solitary, drowned child face-down on a Turkish beach shocked people across Europe i...
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Better protection for foreign minors necessary. According to latest figures presented by Italy's ministry of the interior 14,109 foreign minors have landed in Italy so far this year. Of these 10,322 were unaccompanied...
How an Afghan refugee found kindness at Rome's Joel Nafuma Refugee Center. My name is Rakin and I am a refugee. It is difficult for me to share my story, but I feel it’s important because I want others to understand t...
Most restaurant customers are unaware of the human cost of their meals. By Mike Dilien. Rome. An evening breeze gently caresses your face after a suffocating day among the monuments. The street cobbles have dissipa...
Italy's ministry of the interior has appealed to all prefects throughout Italy to find approximately 6,500 additional places to house the latest influx of immigrants into Italy over the Easter period. Most of the immigra...
Volunteer barbers will offer service on Mondays Homeless people in Rome will be able to avail of a free shave and a haircut thanks to an initiative offered by the Vatican each Monday from 16 February. The service w...
Dalai Lama comes to Rome after being denied South African visa The Nobel Peace Laureates Summit, which was originally scheduled to take place in South Africa in mid-October, has been relocated to Rome on 12-14 Decemb...
Annual gift appeal for refugees in Rome The world is experiencing the worst refugee crisis since world war two, according to the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR), with Italy one of the nations most...
But over 800 million still undernourished One in nine people in the world are hungry. In sub-Saharan Africa one in four people suffers from hunger. And half the planet's 805 million hungry – or 526 million peopl...
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Sicily copes with new influx of immigrants Over 1,500 illegal immigrants were saved by the Italian air and naval forces from drowning in the Mediterranean in the second week in September, with several hundred more b...
Woman sentenced to death for apostasy is welcomed in Italy Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was condemned to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, arrived in Rome with her family on 24 July, en route...
1,500 new requests for assistance at station's help centre The day centre at Rome's Termini station received 37,000 requests for assistance last year, according to findings by the Osservatorio Nazionale sul Disagio e...
Charity projects in Rome and Bulgaria Every year during the six weeks of Lent, Churches Together, an ecumenical body comprising 11 mainly English-speaking churches in Rome, raises money for the annual Rice Bowl Appeal...
International event takes place at Spanish Steps As part of the global "One Billion Rising" campaign to end violence against women, a flash mob will “rise and dance” at the Spanish Steps on Friday 14 Febru...
Café in Vatican parish responds to pope's appeal for solidarity with poor The owner of a café beside the Vatican has responded to Pope Francis's appeal for solidarity with the poor by hosting a free dinn...
Gift appeal for refugees in Rome The Joel Nafuma Refugee Center (JNRC) at the American Episcopal Church of Rome, St Paul’s within the Walls, is appealing for Christmas gifts for the refugees in its care. The...
Support from Rome mayor, UN agencies and Catholic ChurchThe Philippine embassy in Rome has opened a book of condolences for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan which caused devastation in the country's central Visayan region o...
As part of the global "One Billion Rising" campaign to end violence against women, a flash mob will “rise and dance” at the Spanish Steps on Thursday 14 February. Everybody is welcome to participate in the ev...
The Rome-based Peter Pan Onlus association, which provides support for families with children suffering from cancer, issued a statement on 6 February saying that it faces eviction from its centre in Trastevere. The ch...
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