World Apr 04

In Easter speech, pope calls wars in pandemic ‘scandalous’

Pope Francis in his traditional Easter Sunday address denounced as “scandalous” how armed conflicts continue to rage even as the coronavirus pandemic has triggered severe social and economic suffering and swollen the ranks of the poor.

World Jan 26

Italians vote in 2 regions; Salvini eyes return to power

Right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini is telling Italians who are voting in two regions to use their ballots to help his anti-migrant party return to national power. Results, expected early Monday, of the voting for governor and regional legislatures could…