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Italian News Snippets: 06.29.08

Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: If the idea of a “Pope Casanova” seems surprising to you (as it did to me), then check out this Times Online article about the young man’s entry into Rome before his more legendary days as a, well, a Casanova. Rick Steves […]


Italian News Snippets: 06.22.08

Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: Yay! After a disastrous start, the Italian soccer team has actually made it out of the first round at the Euro 2008 soccer tournament. They have to play Spain today, and it’s win or go home. Keep your fingers crossed… Well, you […]