Homeless man accused of killing US student freed


A homeless man accused of killing American student Beau Solomon by pushing him into the River Tiber in Rome on the night between June 30 and July 1 is to be released from jail, a judge ruled on Friday.




Soccer: Allegri not worried about Genoa 'horror' defeat

TopNews. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri wrote off last weekend's surprise 3-1 defeat at Genoa as a temporary setback on Friday and said he was not worried about the Turin giants' prospects of winning a sixth consecutive Serie A title.


Soccer: Palermo name Corini in place of De Zerbi

TopNews. Palermo on Wednesday night sacked Roberto De Zerbi and appointed their former player Eugenio Corini as coach in the second change of manager under 'coach-eating' Chairman Maurizio Zamparini this season.


Soccer: God comfort us says Inter's Brazil captain Miranda

TopNews. Inter Milan's Brazil captain and defender Joao de Sousa Filho Miranda told ANSA Tuesday after a plane crash in Colombia that killed all but three of the members of Brazilian team Chapecoense that "it is a sad day for all world sport".

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Studying and working abroad an opportunity says Francis

Pope Francis denounces brain drain

Pope Francis on Thursday denounced the brain drain, saying it was "painful".

Francis compares to Superga crash that devastated great Torino

Pope Francis prays for Brazil after air disaster

Francis compares to Superga crash that devastated great Torino.

New film on Jesuits, Silence, to be shown in Vatican Thursday

Pope Francis to receive Scorsese

New film on Jesuits, Silence, to be shown in Vatican Thursday.

An expression of the people's 'genius and dignity'

Aboriginal culture musn't disappear says Pope Francis

Australian Aboriginal culture must not be allowed to disappear, Pope Francis wrote Friday on the 30th anniversary of Pope John Paul II's November 1986 visit to the Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in Alice Springs, Australia.

I tend towards pessimism, says pontiff

Bravery is making noise when needed says pope

I tend towards pessimism, says pontiff.

Francis says condition undermines human dignity

Pope blasts injustice of child illiteracy

Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience on Wednesday that it was an injustice that many children are illiterate in this day and age.

All shd meet God's bounty, tenderness

Desire years to come full of mercy, Pope Francis tweets

Pope Francis tweeted Tuesday "How I desire that the years to come are full of mercy, so that all people may meet the bounty and tenderness of God!". The Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy ended Sunday.

Pontiff says minors must not suffer slavery, be used in conflict

Pope Francis calls for all children's rights to be guaranteed

Pope Francis on Wednesday made an appeal for the rights of all children to be protected in his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square attended by around 22,000 people.

Francis says no to political pressure in message to Cop22

Pope Francis calls for 'action without delay' on climate change

Immediate action is needed to combat the impact of climate change that affects "all humanity", Pope Francis said Tuesday.

Rails against 'intellectual love'

Pope Francis praises poor, ponders Trump

Pope Francis spoke about the poor on Friday, when an interview was published featuring his response to questions about US president-elect Donald Trump.

Last Jubilee Friday of Mercy

Pope visits ex-priest families

Pope Francis on Friday visited the families of seven former priests who left the cloth in order to marry.

Francis give audience to people in hardship

Pope asks poor for forgiveness on behalf of Christians

Pope Francis on Friday asked poor people for forgiveness on the behalf of Christians who failed to help them.

'Unity among Christians one of my main concerns' - pontiff

Mass in Latin an 'exception' says Pope Francis

Mass in Latin is a special occasion and an exception, Pope Francis has stressed.

Pontiff reflects on visiting sick and prisoners

Pope Francis blasts too much finger pointing

Pope Francis blasted the tendency to condemn other people as he reflected on the subject of visiting prisoners and the sick during his weekly general audience in St Peter's Square on Wednesday.

Holy Year coordinated by New Evangelization Council ends Nov 20

Jubilee pilgrims top 20 million mark

The number of pilgrims who have travelled to Rome for the Pope's special Jubilee of Mercy has passed the 20 million mark, the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization announced Tuesday through the official Holy Year website.

More than 17,000 detainees took part in 2-day hunger strike

Radicals join in Pope's call for prisoner amnesty

Italy's Radical Party thanked Pope Francis after the head of the Catholic Church on Sunday called for governments to grant amnesties to prisoners whenever possible.

In universal prayer intention for November

Pope Francis urges support for countries hosting migrants

Pope Francis on Friday urged support for countries hosting immigrants in his universal prayer intention for the month of November.

Audience with 200 Muslims, Buddhists, Jews, Hindus, other faiths

Religions must condemn violence in their name - Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Thursday called on members of different religions to condemn all forms of violent acts perpetrated in God's name at an inter-faith audience.

Host countries must be able to integrate them, Francis explains

'Caution' not 'fear' best councillor on refugees - pope

It is "inhumane" to close the door on refugees seeking asylum in Europe but host countries need to use "caution" to ensure that they can be properly integrated, Pope Francis said during his return journey from an ecumenical visit to Sweden on Tuesday.

Francis tells Civiltà Cattolica divisions 'make us ill'

Pope Francis visiting Sweden to make step towards Protestants

Francis tells Civiltà Cattolica divisions 'make us ill'