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Gucci regrets racial insensitivity

Gucci forced to pull back 'blackface sweater' from stores after complaints.

07 Feb 2019 5:17 PM

Priests, bishops sexually abused nuns admits, Pope Francis

Pope Francis admitted on Tuesday that Catholic priests and bishops had sexually abused nuns, the latest scandal to rock the church.

06 Feb 2019 10:04 AM

'Patriotism is opposite of nationalism,' says Macron, Trump by his side

Those who fought in the trenches of World War One lived through an unimaginable hell, French President Emmanuel said.

11 Nov 2018 7:04 PM

17 dead, 14 million tress uprooted in Italy's 'apocalyptic' storm

The governor of Veneto, Luca Zaia, said the region's storm damage amounted to at least a billion euros (USD 1.1 billion).

04 Nov 2018 3:41 PM

Deadly storms, heavy rains lash Italy leaving Venice afloat

Families carried children on their shoulders through streets, others opted to take off their shoes and wade through the water.

30 Oct 2018 11:15 AM

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Over 20 injured as out-of-control escalator comes speeding down in Rome

Most of those hurt, one seriously, suffered leg injuries after getting entangled in the escalator's mangled mechanics, Italian media added.

24 Oct 2018 10:25 AM

‘Storm heading your way’: UN warns of growing hunger, climate change threats

The UN aims to achieve a Zero Hunger world by 2030, but faces three obstacles: conflicts, climate change and an economic slowdown.

16 Oct 2018 5:59 PM

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring 'contract killer'

His comments departed from the prepared text for his homily delivered during his weekly audience on Saint Peter's Square.

10 Oct 2018 3:23 PM

Vatican, China in hush negotiations on 'underground' bishops: sources

A Vatican source and a Chinese priest said Holy See could win concessions by year end, though details of any agreement would be classified.

29 Sep 2018 11:56 AM

Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on sexual abuse scandals

The Vatican hasn’t responded to the accusations by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, but has promised 'clarifications'.

13 Sep 2018 2:39 PM

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Pope to meet US Church leaders after abuse cover-up claim

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, the president of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, will attend the meeting.

12 Sep 2018 3:10 PM

Vatican rolls back on remarks of Pope Francis on psychiatric help for gay children

Pope Francis added that ignoring a child who showed homosexual tendencies was an 'error of fatherhood or motherhood'.

28 Aug 2018 11:19 AM

Pope declines to comment on letter saying he ignored sexual abuse claims

'Pope Francis knew from at least June 23, 2013, that McCarrick was a serial predator. He knew that he was corrupt,' wrote Vigano.

27 Aug 2018 8:40 AM

Pope Francis on sex abuse: 'We showed no care for the little ones'

Pope begged forgiveness for pain suffered by victims and said lay Catholics must be involved in any effort to root out abuse and cover-up.

20 Aug 2018 5:17 PM

Pope calls on international community to help flood victims in Kerala

Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported.

19 Aug 2018 7:08 PM

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Italian PM declares 12-month state of emergency in Genoa after bridge collapse

Rescue efforts are heading into second night in Genoa after about 200-metre section of bridge fell away without warning on Tuesday.

16 Aug 2018 11:06 AM

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly bridge collapse in Italy

More than 30 people were killed on Tuesday when a vast span of the Morandi bridge collapsed during a heavy rainstorm.

15 Aug 2018 12:53 PM

Around 30 dead as bridge collapses in Genoa, says Italian minister

The disaster occurred on highway that connects Italy to France and other vacation resorts on eve of a major Italian holiday on Wednesday.

14 Aug 2018 6:29 PM

Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.

12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM

2 dead, 60 injured in huge explosion near Italy's Bologna airport

Photos on social media showed a huge ball of fire and black smoke billowing into the sky at the scene of the crash.

06 Aug 2018 6:56 PM

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