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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...
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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...
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...
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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...
The city of Rome has dismantled a large settlement occupied by about 400 members of the Roma community in Tor de' Cenci, between Via Cristoforo Colombo and Via Pontina in the southern outskirts of the capital. The demoli...
Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno will switch on a red illumination of the Colosseum at 21.00 on Friday 14 September in a signal of solidarity for the tragedy being played out in Syria. It is Rome’s way of adhering t...
The city of Rome has opened a bank account to collect donations for victims of the recent earthquake in the Emilia Romagna region of northern Italy. The earthquake, measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale, struck on 29 Ma...
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. Some upcoming fundraising events in...
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