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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Rome

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Climate Bells: The gift Michael D Higgins gave Pope Francis today
President Higgins was expected to discuss ‘issues of global importance’ with the Pope in the Vatican today.
President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday
President Higgins will also visit the Biennale, the world’s oldest international art exhibition.
It robs people of the basics of life': Irish families bring Huntington's campaign to Vatican
Irish people living with Huntington’s Disease will have an audience with Pope Francis tomorrow.
Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome
No injuries were reported.
'We turn towards you with eyes lowered in shame': Pope blasts migrant suffering in Easter prayer
The pontiff also hit out at the scandals which have rocked the Catholic Church.
Ryanair will offer connecting flights onto rivals' routes starting this year
The Irish budget airline plans to hook up with both Aer Lingus and Norwegian Air.
'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history
“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).
Irish rugby fan arrested in Italy after 'trying to grab soldier's machine gun'
The incident happened on Friday evening.
No excuses for Ireland as they aim to get Six Nations title bid back on track
Joe Schmidt’s men are strong favourites at Stadio Olimpico this afternoon.
Wales late show stuns valiant Italy in Rome
Conor O’Shea’s side had Wales on the run for an hour.
'The Church is in a state of utter collapse': Irish priests at odds with Vatican speak out
Fr Tony Flannery and Fr Sean McDonagh have sharply criticised how the Vatican treats clergy and, in particular, women.
Struck again: Italy hit by three earthquakes in one hour
It further isolated some towns which were buried under snow for days.
Meal deal: Vatican McDonald's row ends with hamburgers for homeless
Meals made up of a double cheeseburger, an apple and a bottle of water will be handed out every Monday.
"We have a duty not to let these people die": A year of rescuing thousands in the Mediterranean
A look into the world of the Italian coastguard during testing times.
14th century basilica reduced to rubble after Italy's most powerful quake in 36 years
There were several people injured, but there have been no reports of fatalities.
'Perverse decision' - Cardinals not happy about plans for McDonald's to open in the Vatican
The new McVatican comes with a side order of outrage.
Rome's Olympic bid abandoned after newly-elected mayor refuses to support project
Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris are battling to stage the Games.
Italian man ordered to buy feminist books for underage prostitute
The man has been ordered to buy the teenage girl 30 books “on the theme of women’s dignity”.
Pope Francis condemns gossipy journalism as a form of terrorism
The pontiff also urged journalists not to stoke fear over migration forced by war or hunger.
Irish women's football legend Anne O'Brien dies aged 60
The Dubliner is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s greatest-ever female footballers
Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river
Beau Solomon was last seen by his friends in a pub on Friday.
Italian student found dead in a ditch after disappearing in Cairo
He was last seen when he left his home to meet a friend.
Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome
Italy is the only major Western European country not to have enacted civil union legislation allowing same-sex couples to have their relationships acknowledged by law.
Rome could be the next Olympic bid derailed due to public opposition
Radicali Italiani today called for a referendum before the Eternal City continues its bid for the 2024 Games.
How Italy's mobsters use tourists traps to launder money
In one instance it is alleged that the Mafia even used a convent as a front.
15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
How many have you been to?
Is 'Vatileaks' back? Machivellian cardinals are plotting against Pope Francis
A letter signed 13 by conservative cardinals accused the church of engineering procedures in favour of liberals.
And the five cities that will bid to host the 2024 Olympics are...
Four European cities and one from the United States are in the running.
Police find severed leg tattooed with the phrase "a good day to die"
The grisly find was made in Rome yesterday.
A year after my historic meeting with Pope Francis, progress in Rome has been achingly slow
During my audience with Pope Francis, I asked for support in providing services to survivors of clerical child sexual abuse and their families. I reissue that request to His Holiness one year on.
Irish nun rescued after three days stuck in a lift
The 58-year-old was with another nun from New Zealand in the Rome convent.
The Pope hasn't watched TV for 25 years after a promise to the Virgin Mary
He says TV isn’t for him, but he still keeps up with the football.
Juve are now just one game away from emulating Man United's famous 1999 side
The Turin-based club beat Lazio in the Italian Cup final this evening.
Knox's ex-boyfriend: 'I will not accept being labelled a murderer'
Raffaele Sollecito also described his relationship with Knox as a “simple story of affection”.
The world going green for St Patrick's Day will fill you with pride
The ‘Global Greening’ is even bigger this year.
Two US tourists carved their names into the Colosseum for a selfie, were promptly arrested
This will certainly make for a unique holiday experience.
Pope Francis stops by a shanty town for a surprise visit and the people love it
Many of the town’s inhabitants were from South America.
'I know Johnny's number one, but you can't just accept that' - Ian Keatley
The Munster out-half had a strong showing in Rome as Ireland beat Italy.
15 of the best images as Ireland complete a hat-trick of Six Nations wins over Italy
The men, women and under 20 sides all had a hard-fought win to start their campaigns.
Rome is getting a red light district
If the experiment proves successful, the council will open three separate red light zones.