Italian News

So, it’s probably not the stuff you’d find on the front page of the dailies in Italy, but it’s Italian news nonetheless.



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: 06.29.08





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 […]

Italian News Snippets: 06.22.08




Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: Remember the couple who was caught having oral sex in a cathedral confessional box? They’ve apologized to the archbishop, who accepted their apology. Tom Hanks is in Rome at the moment, filming “Angels & Demons,” the prequel to Dan Brown’s hit “The […]

Italian News Snippets: 06.15.08



Some Italian news for your Sunday reading pleasure: After a couple was caught having sex in the Cesena cathedral’s confessional box, the cathedral had to be purified before it could be used again for normal services. Someone’s wishing they had a satellite navigation device for figuring out how to get […]

Italian News Snippets: 06.08.08