Pope Francis prayed for the victims of the flooding at St Peter's Square, the Vatican News reported.
19 Aug 2018 7:08 PM
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
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
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
Francis has convened an international meeting of bishops at the Vatican in October about youths and their faith.
12 Aug 2018 2:53 PM
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
The incident occurred when the train hit a large truck that had stopped on a level crossing, causing three carriages to come off the rails.
24 May 2018 2:15 PM
Pope Francis blamed lack of “truthful and balanced information” for misjudging the case of Bishop Juan Barros and Rev Fernando Karadima.
12 Apr 2018 2:44 PM
The result could leave Italy with a hung Parliament and difficult coalition talks lie ahead for parties vying to form the next government.
06 Mar 2018 12:42 PM
‘The aim of the blasphemy laws is crush people who believe differently.’
25 Feb 2018 4:17 PM
League leader Matteo Salvini distanced himself from the shooting, but blamed mass immigration for the tensions.
04 Feb 2018 5:06 PM
Passengers reported feeling the car shake for a few minutes before hearing a big bang, and then feeling the car crush in on them.
25 Jan 2018 4:19 PM
Pope Francis will seek to encourage reconciliation, dialogue following last week's tentative agreement between Bangladesh and Myanmar.
27 Nov 2017 11:16 AM
Robinho has denied the charges and can appeal the decision.
24 Nov 2017 11:46 AM
The painkiller is popular among terrorist as the ‘fighter drug’ for its ability to dull pain and suppress fatigue.
05 Nov 2017 11:25 AM
Valentino Talluto, a 33-year-old accountant, seduced dozens of women via social networks for a decade before his arrest.
28 Oct 2017 7:44 PM
A woman was killed in Casamicciola, which is in the island's north, by debris that fell from a church, Italian media reported.
22 Aug 2017 11:21 AM
Italian police said they are looking for at least 1 other man following the arrest of British-resident Pole Lukasz Pawel Herba.
07 Aug 2017 1:21 PM
Turkey and Iraq have backed Qatar in the crisis, while Rome also pleaded with the Gulf nations to refrain from worsening the situation.
02 Jul 2017 12:40 PM
The survivors said traffickers intercepted their boat shortly after setting off and stole their engine.
20 Jun 2017 11:47 AM