Italian News Snippets: 4 February 2007

There’s more to the Italian news that a former premier’s flirting and his wife’s demand for a public apology. No, really – there is. Italy has suspended all soccer matches following the rioting and violence which ultimately resulted in the death of a policeman in Catania. Soccer fans the world […]

“I was just kidding!” There won’t be a Vatican soccer team after all…

  I heard a story on NPR last month about the Vatican fielding a soccer team, and was honestly quite disappointed when I found out later it was all a joke. Heck, if nothing else, perhaps the involvement of priests in Italian football would eliminate the scandals. Wait, nevermind… Photo […]