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  • Pope Francis' none-too-subtle Vatican 'dress code'

    Vaticanologists — the Catholic version of Kremlinologists — are journalists and scholars who scrutinize even the most trivial actions for clues to the thinking of the pope. A subset of this group (in which I include myself) pays special...
  • 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...
  • Pope cancels Rome hospital visit at last minute

    Pope cancels Rome hospital visit at last minute
    Pope Francis canceled a visit to a†Rome hospital†at the last minute on Friday because of what the Vatican called a "sudden indisposition". The Vatican gave no immediate details about what was ailing the 77-year-old Argentine pontiff, who has canceled...
  • Italy's RAI Cinema Boasts Banner Year But Continues To Cut Back On Hollywood Pics

    ROME - Italy's RAI Cinema is having a banner year, commanding a 15% box office share for the first half of 2014, which makes pubcaster RAI's film unit the number two Italian distributor after Warner Bros. However Hollywood titles continue to be a low...
  • Nothing like gladiator school for family mayhem

    Nothing like gladiator school for family mayhem
    It's not often you step out of a chauffeured Mercedes and cheerfully answer "yes" when asked if you are "Ready to die?" On a recent visit to Rome, my son, Ewan, 11, and I enrolled in one of several gladiator schools that offer tourists a chance to learn...
  • Golf is the priority

    The current world events in the Mideast bring to mind an identical historical period hundreds of years ago in which Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Rome is not burning today, but the country of Iraq is awash with anti-government militants...
  • Thirty bodies found in migrant boat rescued by Italian authorities

    ROME Maritime search and rescue patrols have intercepted a migrant boat carrying more than 500 passengers aboard and "around 30 bodies," the Italian navy said Monday. The discovery was made on Sunday. Survivors were picked up by a naval vessel, while the...
  • 'Third Person' at the mercy of a mix of emotions, stories

     'Third Person' at the mercy of a mix of emotions, stories
    "Third Person," the latest interlocking puzzle from Paul Haggis, is about love. But it's not a soft and fuzzy sort of love. As Leona Lewis put it in the pop hit a few years ago, it's the "you cut me open and I keep bleeding, keep keep bleeding" sort....
  • Foreign Briefing: Rome seeks money for antiquities restoration

    Roman officials are trying to raise $271 million to restore gladiator training grounds next to the Colosseum and to catalog 100,000 boxes of excavated artifacts, among other projects. This is the latest effort to seek outside funding for conservation in...
  • Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

    Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes
    At first glance, there aren't many differences between the 2013 schedule and the recently released 2014 schedule for the Glendale Community College football team. The Vaqueros face eight of the 10 squads they took on last year, with the two new...
  • Cannes: Italian Costume House Tirelli Preps 50th Anni

    As Cannes celebrates Sophia Loren, multi-Oscar-winning Italian costume design house Tirelli, which dressed the Italian icon for her star role in "Human Voice," the short directed by her son Edoardo screening at the fest, is preparing to celebrate its 50th...
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