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Suffering from flu, Pope Francis cancels COP28 trip
by Alexandria Sage - November 29, 2023 - 2:15pm
Pope Francis cancelled his upcoming trip to Dubai for the COP28 climate talks Tuesday, on the advice of doctors concerned over his recent flu-like symptoms, the Vatican said.
Hundreds face sentencing in historic Italian mafia trial
by Alexandria Sage - November 20, 2023 - 12:56pm
Hundreds of alleged mobsters will be sentenced Monday by an Italian court, the culmination of a historic, nearly three-year trial against Calabria's notorious 'Ndrangheta mafia.
Pope Francis to appoint 21 new cardinals, looking past the West
by Alexandria Sage - September 30, 2023 - 11:22am
Pope Francis will on Saturday elevate 21 clergymen from all corners of the world to the rank of cardinal -- most of whom may one day cast ballots to elect his successor.
UN talks seek to fix 'broken' global food system
by Alexandria Sage - July 25, 2023 - 10:33am
A three-day United Nations summit opened in Rome on Monday aimed at tackling a "broken" global food system where millions are starving, two billion are overweight or obese and the planet is suffering.
Extreme heat scorches Europe, world
by Alexandria Sage - July 19, 2023 - 7:49am
Swathes of Europe baked Tuesday in a heatwave trailed by wildfires and health warnings, as parts of Asia and the United States also suffered under extreme weather.
Pope to create new cardinals who will choose his successor
by Alexandria Sage - July 10, 2023 - 7:55am
Pope Francis said on Sunday he would appoint 21 new cardinals from across the world at the end of September as he seeks to leave his imprint on the papacy.
Semen can be vehicle for monkeypox infection — Italian experts
by Alexandria Sage - July 2, 2022 - 11:40am
Researchers in Italy who were first to identify the presence of monkeypox in semen are broadening their testing, saying early results suggest sperm can be a vehicle for infection.
In photos: Gucci, Adidas launch collaboration collection
by Alexandria Sage - March 1, 2022 - 9:33am
Why have one logo when you can have two? 
No one can understand what Diana endured — Kristen Stewart
by Alexandria Sage - September 4, 2021 - 10:26am
Hollywood star Kristen Stewart may be no stranger to the paparazzi, but after playing Princess Diana on the silver screen she feels that no one can understand what it felt like to be her. 
Pope urges peace, unity in special mass for Myanmar
by Alexandria Sage - May 16, 2021 - 5:30pm
The mass came after several appeals for peace in recent months by Francis, who visited Myanmar in November 2017.
'The Crown' star Vanessa Kirby in heartbreaking home birth role
by Alexandria Sage - September 7, 2020 - 1:35pm
"The Crown" star Vanessa Kirby said Saturday that her latest role as a woman who loses her child after a home birth goes wrong was her scariest yet.
Stress, snacks equal more pounds in Italy's COVID-19 lockdown
by Alexandria Sage - March 20, 2020 - 2:09pm
Stress, boredom and a natural appreciation for culinary pleasures is sending millions of Italians under home confinement to the same place -- the fridge.
Pope's bodyguards criticized over slapping incident
by Alexandria Sage - January 3, 2020 - 7:58am
Pope Francis's attempt to wrest himself from the grasp of an ardent follower this week have left some asking -- where was the pontiff's security detail?
X-rays of broken bones lay bare domestic violence in Italy
by Alexandria Sage - November 29, 2019 - 11:58am
The X-rays speak louder than words. Especially since the women whose shattered bones are visible in the sterile black and white images rarely speak out.
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