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  • Clues for papacy's future may be found in past Benedicts

    It was 1914, and the world was at war, the last time a pope took the name Benedict. Pope Benedict XV, a mild-mannered diplomat who was elected as German troops invaded Russia, Belgium and France, tried to be a peacemaker with the world powers - and...
  • 'Pray for me,' pope asks the faithful

    VATICAN CITY - Sunshine glinting off his golden vestments, Pope Benedict XVI summoned centuries of Catholic tradition yesterday, then asked hundreds of thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's Square to join him as he sets out on a new papacy. "Pray...
  • Ancient, secretive task awaits at conclave

    VATICAN CITY - Tomorrow, 115 cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church will sequester themselves in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel for the beginning of the faith's most private and perhaps most important ritual, the election of a new pope. They will dress...
  • Learning how to say goodbye

    No one knew why the boy started shimmying, going for the corners of his hospital bed. R.J. Voigt was suddenly restless, agitated. The 12-year-old kept calling out for his mom. But he didn't seem to know what he wanted. She kept asking the doctors, "Is...
  • Italy hits resistance to softer European spending rules

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy and its allies will receive no special leeway in meeting EU budget rules, European officials agreed on Tuesday, as Germany resisted attempts to soft-pedal on long-promised spending reforms. Italy, leading a drive for greater...
  • Italy's Post Office president sees sale 'after November'

    ROME (Reuters) - The Italian government's sale of 40 percent of the postal service Poste Italiane will take place after November, the company's president said on Tuesday in the latest indication that the listing slated for this year may be pushed back....
  • Ashley Cole signs two-year deal with Roma

    ROME (Reuters) - Former England defender Ashley Cole has signed a two-year deal with AS Roma after leaving Chelsea at the end of last season, the Italian club said in a statement on Monday. The 33-year-old free agent will earn 2.3 million euros ($3.14...
  • Exploring Jewish history in Europe

    Rome, on the banks of the Tiber River not far from the Mediterranean Sea, is an excellent starting place to explore European Jewish history. Home to a Jewish community of 13,000 that has lived here since the second century B.C., the city offers many...
  • Rome Film Fest To Slim Down Lineup, Eliminate Juries, And Focus On Emerging Directors

    ROME - After a long period of silence, during which it suffered a date change and a budget cut, the Rome Film Festival has announced it will have a slimmer lineup during its upcoming October 16-25 ninth edition, and no international juries for most of its...
  • Italy's Renzi cancels meeting with 5-Star over reforms

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD) on Monday cancelled a meeting with the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement (M5S) to discuss fundamental reforms, with each side blaming the other for the failure to meet. The setback with M5S may...
  • Ashley Cole arrives for medical with AS Roma

    ROME (Reuters) - Former England defender Ashley Cole has arrived in Italy for a medical with AS Roma and is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Serie A club. "Welcome to Rome, Ashley", said the Italian club on its official Twitter feed,...
  • Killing Of Italian Helmer Pier Paolo Pasolini To Be Probed In New Pic 'La Macchinazione'

    ROME - The still mysterious 1975 murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Italian filmmaker, poet, and novelist known for "The Gospel According to Matthew" and "Salò - Or The 120 Days of Sodom," among other works, will be getting another cinematic treatment in...