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# rome - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From The42 'We lacked everything,' fumes Conte after Chelsea routed in Rome Desire

'We lacked everything,' fumes Conte after Chelsea routed in Rome

“We must find the hunger we showed all of last season.”

# rome - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Nineteen new seminarians begin studies for Irish Dioceses

Last year Diarmuid Martin said he would send trainee priests from his own diocese to Rome rather than Maynooth, citing “an atmosphere of strange goings-on”.

# rome - Monday 22 May, 2017

Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today

President Higgins was expected to discuss ‘issues of global importance’ with the Pope in the Vatican today.

# rome - Friday 19 May, 2017

President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday

President Higgins will also visit the Biennale, the world’s oldest international art exhibition.

# rome - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

It robs people of the basics of life': Irish families bring Huntington's campaign to Vatican

Irish people living with Huntington’s Disease will have an audience with Pope Francis tomorrow.

# rome - Friday 12 May, 2017

Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome

No injuries were reported.

# rome - Saturday 15 April, 2017

'We turn towards you with eyes lowered in shame': Pope blasts migrant suffering in Easter prayer

The pontiff also hit out at the scandals which have rocked the Catholic Church.

# rome - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year

The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.

# rome - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

# rome - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Irish rugby fan arrested in Italy after 'trying to grab soldier's machine gun'

The incident happened on Friday evening.

# rome - Saturday 11 February, 2017

From The42 No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track Rise In Rome

No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track

Joe Schmidt’s men are strong favourites at Stadio Olimpico this afternoon.

# rome - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The42 Wales late show stuns valiant Italy in Rome When In Rome

Wales late show stuns valiant Italy in Rome

Conor O’Shea’s side had Wales on the run for an hour.

# rome - Sunday 29 January, 2017

'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out

Fr Tony Flannery and Fr Sean McDonagh have sharply criticised how the Vatican treats clergy and, in particular, women.

# rome - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Struck again: Italy hit by three earthquakes in one hour

It further isolated some towns which were buried under snow for days.

# rome - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Meal deal: Vatican McDonald's row ends with hamburgers for homeless

Meals made up of a double cheeseburger, an apple and a bottle of water will be handed out every Monday.

# rome - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean

A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.

# rome - Sunday 30 October, 2016

14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years

There were several people injured, but there have been no reports of fatalities.

# rome - Saturday 15 October, 2016

'Perverse decision' - Cardinals not happy about plans for McDonald's to open in the Vatican

'Perverse decision' - Cardinals not happy about plans for McDonald's to open in the Vatican

The new McVatican comes with a side order of outrage.

# rome - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

From The42 Rome's Olympic bid abandoned after newly-elected mayor refuses to support project 2024 Olympics

Rome's Olympic bid abandoned after newly-elected mayor refuses to support project

Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris are battling to stage the Games.

# rome - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute

The man has been ordered to buy the teenage girl 30 books “on the theme of women’s dignity”.

# rome - Friday 23 September, 2016

Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism

The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.

# rome - Monday 29 August, 2016

From The42 Irish women's football legend Anne O'Brien dies aged 60 RIP

Irish women's football legend Anne O'Brien dies aged 60

The Dubliner is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s greatest-ever female footballers

# rome - Monday 4 July, 2016

Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river

Beau Solomon was last seen by his friends in a pub on Friday.

# rome - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo

He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.

# rome - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome

Italy is the only major Western European country not to have enacted civil union legislation allowing same-sex couples to have their relationships acknowledged by law.

# rome - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From The42 Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition Costly Exercise

Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition

Radicali Italiani today called for a referendum before the Eternal City continues its bid for the 2024 Games.

# rome - Saturday 21 November, 2015

How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money

In one instance it is alleged that the Mafia even used a convent as a front.

# rome - Sunday 1 November, 2015

# rome - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Is 'Vatileaks' back? Machivellian cardinals are plotting against Pope Francis

A letter signed 13 by conservative cardinals accused the church of engineering procedures in favour of liberals.

# rome - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The42 And the five cities that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics are… Hats In The Ring

And the five cities that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics are…

Four European cities and one from the United States are in the running.

# rome - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

Police find severed leg tattooed with the phrase "a good day to die"

The grisly find was made in Rome yesterday.

# rome - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

A year after my historic meeting with Pope Francis, progress in Rome has been achingly slow

During my audience with Pope Francis, I asked for support in providing services to survivors of clerical child sexual abuse and their families. I reissue that request to His Holiness one year on.

# rome - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift

The 58-year-old was with another nun from New Zealand in the Rome convent.

# rome - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

The Pope hasn't watched TV for 25 years after a promise to the Virgin Mary

He says TV isn’t for him, but he still keeps up with the football.

# rome - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From The42 Juve are now just one game away from emulating Man United's famous 1999 side Dream

Juve are now just one game away from emulating Man United's famous 1999 side

The Turin-based club beat Lazio in the Italian Cup final this evening.

# rome - Monday 30 March, 2015

Knox's ex-boyfriend: 'I will not accept being labelled a murderer'

Raffaele Sollecito also described his relationship with Knox as a “simple story of affection”.

# rome - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

The world going green for St Patrick’s Day will fill you with pride Paris To Berlin This post contains videos

The world going green for St Patrick’s Day will fill you with pride

The ‘Global Greening’ is even bigger this year.

# rome - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested When In Rome

Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested

This will certainly make for a unique holiday experience.

# rome - Monday 9 February, 2015

Pope Francis stops by a shanty town for a surprise visit and the people love it Warm Reception This post contains videos

Pope Francis stops by a shanty town for a surprise visit and the people love it

Many of the town’s inhabitants were from South America.

# rome - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The42 'I know Johnny's number one, but you can't just accept that' - Ian Keatley Mr. Nice Guy

'I know Johnny's number one, but you can't just accept that' - Ian Keatley

The Munster out-half had a strong showing in Rome as Ireland beat Italy.

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