Rome

Rome Catholic churches closed due to coronavirus

The decree by Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, Pope Francis' vicar for the Rome archdiocese, will remain in effect until at least April 3.

By REUTERS
13/03/2020
Pro-Soleimani posters appear across Italy honoring slain General

The posters in honor of slain Iranian general Qasem Soleimani were placed by the European Solidarity Front for Syria.

By CARMEL MADADSHAHI
17/02/2020
Screenshot from Twitter account of Mario Improta.
Brexit cartoon depicts EU as Auschwitz, Boris Johnson as prisoner

The illustrator describes himself as a "anti-euro nationalist" and stood by his work. In the past, he has collaborated with the municipality of Rome.

Three streets in Rome named after Italian scientists who signed the antisemitic Manifesto della Razz
New street signs dedicated to persecuted Jews vandalized in Rome

The streets of the Italian capital previously carried the names of scientists who promoted the idea of scientific racism.

Three streets in Rome named after Italian scientists who signed the antisemitic Manifesto della Razz
Three Rome streets, once named for antisemites, rededicated to Jews

The streets of the Italian capital previously carried the names of psychiatrist Arturo Donaggi and Edoardo Zavattari, a biologist who promoted the idea of scientific racism.

Jugs and vessels found at the archaeological dig
Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts recovered

Among the areas ransacked were sites that dated back to the 4th and 5th centuries BC, when the coast of southern Italy was dotted with ancient Greek colonies.

By REUTERS
19/11/2019
A view of the Auschwitz concentration camp
Major soccer team AS Roma commemorates Auschwitz survivor and fan

"Without the racial laws, I would have been a better player than you," Alberto Sed once told Roma's legendary captain Francesco Totti.

Inauguration of Elio Toaff Street in Rome in October 2019.
Rome names a street after historic Chief Rabbi Elio Toaff

Toaff served as Chief Rabbi of Rome from 1951 to 2001. He was instrumental in turning a Jewish community that was still devasted from the Holocaust into a prosperous center of Jewish life.

Rome commemorates Nazi raid on ghetto on October 16, 1943

The Nazi raid targeting the ancient Jewish neighborhood of the Italian capital, as well as Jews living in the rest of the city, started at 5:15 a.m on Shabbat.

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