At least five dead in rain-swollen Calabria river

At least five people died when torrential rain swelled a stream near Cosenza in Calabria on Monday, local sources said. They included a young woman whose body has been recovered, the civil protection department said.



Soccer: Lazio woman ban ultras ID'd

TopNews. Police said Monday they had identified the first Lazio ultras who gave out leaflets at Sunday's Napoli game saying women should be kept out of the first 10 rows of the Curva Nord end stand.


Soccer: Modric denies calling Inter

Sports. World Cup man of the tournament Luca Modric on Monday denied calling Inter Milan about a possible move. "It's an incredible lie" said the Real Madrid and Croatia playmaker.


Soccer: Italy drops to all-time ranking low

TopNews. Italy has dropped to an all-time low of 21st in FIFA's ranking of national teams, which was updated on Thursday. Thursday's ranking was the first to come out since FIFA started using revised parameters.

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'Pope is on victims' side' says Holy See

Vatican feels 'shame and sorrow' after clergy sex abuse report

An investigation into priests who raped minors in Pennsylvania has once again shaken both the Catholic Church and the Vatican, which on Thursday commented on the issue and said that it felt "shame and sorrow" over the "horrible crimes".

Pontiff presides over general audience in Vatican's Paul VI hall

Success, power, money are idols that enslave us - Pope

Pontiff presides over general audience in Vatican's Paul VI hall.

PopeFrancis writes to bishops about change

Pope Francis: Catechism revised, death penalty 'inadmissible'

The Vatican said Thursday that Pope Francis has written to bishops about a change to the Catechism of the Catholic Church regarding the death penalty.

'Economic structures sacrifice human lives for better profits'

Idols require blood warns Pope Francis

Pope Francis warned against worshiping money during his weekly general audience on Wednesday, stressing that "idols require blood".

Pontiff makes appeal to politicians and institutions

Pope Francis calls for leadership, not slogans

Pope Francis has called on politicians to show true leadership and avoiding resorting to slogans.

Universiade 2019


Universiade: San Paolo track contract signed

Work also involves stadium changing rooms


Universiade: MSC Lirica, a floating village

265 meters long, it boasts 976 cabins for 2,679 passengers


Universiade: MSC proud to be on team

Company manager took part in Universiade in 1987