The Miami Herald
To find the heart of Rome, stray off the typical tourist path
ROME _ Stand within the Colosseum's massive bowl, and you can practically hear the roar of the ancient crowd.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
On Marian feast, Pope Francis prays for holiness
Rome, Italy, Dec 8, 2013 / 11:29 am .- On a day dedicated to celebrating the Mother of God, Pope Francis made a special trip in Rome to pray before a traditional statue of Mary.
A $100 deposit is due by Dec. 15. For reservations, call 747-8822. ROME, ITALY: The Division of Continuing Studies at IPFW will sponsor a trip to Rome from June 24 to July 5. Stops include Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, baroque gardens, an after-hours tour of the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
PHOTOS: Don't Miss the LGBT Message in Rome's Beautiful Christmas Lights
In a beautiful demonstration of LGBT acceptance, Christmas shoppers in one of Rome's best-known shopping districts are being greeted with rainbow hued lights.
New Harmony: Christian shrines to see on my 'Becket list'
This Thursday May 2, 2013 photo shows Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. The famous cathedral's pipe organ was refurbished for the 850th anniversary this year.
From the Travel Desk: Skip gelato on the Spanish Steps
Tourists cool off in the 17th-century Bernini fountain, also known as Barcaccia, in front of the historical Spanish Steps in Rome.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Toronto Star
Holy Door opens in Quebec, the first outside of Europe
In an ages-old ritual, the Catholic archbishop of Quebec will rap three times on a bronze Holy Door - the first in the Americas - and wait for it to be opened so that he can pass through.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
How to bring up an ordinary exceptional child?
The Day talks about this with the mother of 10-year-old Vitalii Nechaiev, the youngest genius and the winner of the 12th International Guiseppe Sciacca Award LAST SPRING VITALII NECHAIEV GAVE TWO LECTURES ON THE HISTORY OF UKRAINE TO 3rd-YEAR HISTORY STUDENTS AT THE CHERKASY UNIVERSITY / Photo from Nechaiev's family archive Vitalii Nechaiev, aged ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Pope canonization has pilgrims booking tours to Italy
Pope Francis will declare Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints on April 27, 2014 in Rome, and millions of visitors and heads of state are expected to be on hand for the event.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Colorado Political News
Today In BS: "Obama Closing The Vatican Embassy"
The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched a petition last week to protest what it described as the "latest anti-religion pursuit" by the Obama administration, but it looks like the group is already abandoning its crusade But the embassy isn't actually closing.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
It's beginning to look a lot like Advent
Pope Francis on Saturday presided over evening Vespers at St. Peter's Basilica as the Roman Catholic Church prepares for Advent, the time leading to Christmas.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
State Department: Vatican Embassy 'Decidedly Ugly' and not Secure Enough
Lost in the conservative freakout over the State Department's decision to move the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See into a building that's closer to the Vatican is the fact that, aside from being obvious retribution for exposing Nobama's birth certificate or something, the State Department says that the current facility is a horrible eyesore that lacks ... (more)
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Rome on a budget
CHEAP CLASSIC: A marvel of Roman engineering, the Pantheon is a 2000-year old temple-church capped by the world's largest unreinforced concrete dome ... and free to visit.
A true "Roman eating & shopping "experience
While i was walking in Trastevere an ancient neighborhood of Rome ,in a cold December's afternoon as many others I couldn't ignore a long line of people outside a small old shop called "Antica Caciara " .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Obama to Vatican Embassy: Move In with Italy
The National Catholic Register has the story : according to senior correspondent John L. Allen, the United States intends to uproot its embassy to the Vatican and move it to the same compound that houses the U.S. embassy to Italy.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
U.S. Pulls Out of the Vatican
America has long had two embassies in Italy: One for the country, the other for the Holy See.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Tom Cannavan's Wine Pages
our guide to a food and wine lover's weekend in Rome
Despite a dozen trips to Italy over the years on both business and leisure, I had somehow contrived to have never visited the Eternal City.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
The News Journal
What did Narcissus say to Instagram? Selfie time
Delaware's large tax-free shopping industry will be happy to hear that consumers are expected to spend more money this year compared to last.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Starling Dung Rains Down on Rome
Cutbacks in city funding this year have left officials with fewer resources to combat the mess left behind by starlings.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
'Selfie' is Oxford dictionary's word of the year
Michelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo, Hillary Clinton tweeted one with her daughter Chelsea.