Italy

Archaeology

Discovery of bronzes rewrites Italy’s Etruscan-Roman history – Associated Press

Photo: Archaeologists work at the site of the discovery of two dozen well-preserved bronze statues from an ancient Tuscan thermal spring in San Casciano dei Bagni, central Italy Italian authorities on Tuesday announced the extraordinary discovery of 2,000-year-old bronze statues in an ancient Tuscan thermal spring and said the find will “rewrite history” about the

Italy

Thousands commemorate Italy’s fascist dictator Mussolini – Associated Press

Photo: People march in the hometown of former dictator Benito Mussolini to mark the 100th anniversary of the coup d’etat by which he seized power in 1922, in Predappio, Italy Several thousand black-clad fascist sympathizers chanted and sang in praise of the late Italian dictator Benito Mussolini on Sunday as they marched to his crypt,

Italy

Hundreds of migrants reach Italian shores over weekend – Associated Press

Photo: Migrants, left, are being rescued by volunteers of the Ocean Viking, a migrant search and rescue ship run by NGOs SOS Mediterranee and the International Federation of Red Cross (IFCR) Italian authorities scrambled on Sunday to relieve overcrowding in shelters after scores of boats carrying a total of about 1,000 migrants reached Italy’s southern

Opinion

Opinion: England Can Never Win the European Championship

Photo: April 15, 2021, Prague, Czech Republic: English Soccer players take a knee prior to the FC European Football League quarterfinal match. (Credit Image: © Ondrej Deml / CTK via ZUMA Press) [Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent

Religion

Pope urges hope amid ‘darkness’ of pandemic in Easter vigil

Pope Francis urged his coronavirus-weary flock to not lose hope even through the continued “dark months” of the pandemic as he celebrated a scaled-back Easter vigil service in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday. Due to social-distancing norms, only about 200 masked people were allowed to attend the service, which marks the period between Christ’s crucifixion

Religion

Christians mark Good Friday, Holy Week under virus woes

Christians in the Holy Land marked Good Friday without the mass pilgrimages usually seen in the days leading up to Easter because of the coronavirus, and worshippers in many other predominantly Christian countries where the virus is still raging observed their second annual Holy Week with tight restrictions on gatherings. In Jerusalem, many holy sites

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