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If Jesus Were to Meet Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill This Week in Cuba

Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times

Pope Francis will hold a historic first meeting with Patriarch Kirill, the head of Russian Orthodox Church, in Cuba next week. 1,287 more words


Italy to send 130 military personnel to Iraq to recover wounded

 Reuters International

FEB 4, 2016 – 15:54

ROME (Reuters) – Italy will send a team specialised in treating war wounded to Iraq as it prepares to send troops to guard Mosul dam maintenance workers, Defence Minister Roberta Pinotti said on Thursday. 283 more words


4 Reasons Why I Love Rome, Italy

I feel like I am home when I’m in Rome.

We moved here when I was 3 years old and it is the city that created and inspired my love for history and archaeology. 560 more words


How One Sicilian Village Learned to Love Migrants

Source: Time

The Sicilian village of Sutera, like many in rural Italy was dying. Its population fell from 5,000 in 1970 to 1,500 and there was little hope of revival. 443 more words


Homeless woman gives birth outside Vatican, gets offer of home

Source: ET

VATICAN CITY: A homeless woman gave birth on a cardboard box just outside St Peter’s Square early on Wednesday in near-freezing temperatures and later received an offer of one year’s hospitality in a Vatican institution.  24 more words


Living With An Italian Artist in Umbria.

I travel to discover schools of life that feature in no textbooks.

On a warm spring day, I woke up to the rustling of olive trees and what sounded like Italian jazz. 929 more words


Photos from Venice

Here are some more photos of Venice that didn’t make it into my Venice Vacation post the other day.

Camera: Canon EOS 600D with 18-55mm f3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens… 97 more words