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By Eileen Connelly, OSU Br. Alessandro Brustenghi, OFM, a Franciscan friar from Italy, will be the special guest during a choral concert sponsored by Miami University (MU), and Seton and Elder High Schools at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. The …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 24, 2022 / 05:15 am Pope Francis offered a prayer for Italy on Sunday as Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni became the country’s first female leader. “And today, at the start of a new government, let us pray for unity and peace in Italy,” the …

by Edie Heipel, Jonah McKeown Washington D.C., Sep 26, 2022 / 18:00 pm Italy’s national elections on Sept. 25 ended with Giorgia Meloni, a Catholic mother, poised to become the country’s first female prime minister. In the snap elections — called after former prime minister Mario Draghi’s unity government collapsed due …

by CNA Staff CNA Staff, Sep 15, 2022 / 14:55 pm Discussing on the flight from Kazakhstan to Italy on Thursday the moral degradation of the West, particularly concerning the advance of legal euthanasia, Pope Francis said the region has taken the wrong path and that killing should be left …

Saint Charles was born John Charles Marchioni in Sezze, Italy on October 19, 1613.  His family was extremely pious. They lived in a rural area and as a child Saint Charles worked as a shepherd.  Due to his lack of education, it is said he learned only the basics and …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 25, 2021 / 12:00 pm The Catholic Church’s newest blessed is Sandra Sabattini, a 22-year-old woman who devoted herself to helping the poor and disabled before she was killed by a passing car in 1984. She was beatified on Oct. 24 in the Cathedral …

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 10, 2021 / 09:19 am House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her husband left Mass at a church in Rome Saturday evening due to a “security incident,” the church’s rector said. “You probably heard or saw the commotion. Unfortunately, I guess, there was a …

by CNA Staff Naples, Italy, Sep 18, 2021 / 10:38 am On Sept. 19, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Januarius, bishop, martyr, and patron saint of Naples, Italy. Traditionally, on this day and on two other occasions a year, his blood, which is kept in a glass …

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Aug 20, 2021 / 10:34 am Proof of coronavirus vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is now required for tourists who wish to visit the Duomo in Florence, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, and many of Italy’s most famous Catholic cathedrals. Italy implemented earlier this …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 24, 2021 / 06:00 am Fourteen people died in a cable car crash in northern Italy Sunday after the cable carrying the passengers up a mountain near Lake Maggiore suddenly snapped. Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, the president of the Italian bishops’ conference, expressed the “closeness …