Posts Tagged ‘Peripheries’

Rome’s anti-mafia priest attacked by man with cleaver

Thursday, August 31st, 2023
anti-mafia priest

A man carrying a hammer and a meat cleaver attacked a high-profile anti-mafia priest in Rome during a march against organised crime this week. Father Antonio Coluccia is known for his efforts to rescue young people from the drug trade. Coluccia immediately vowed the assault won’t interrupt his work. “I will continue my fight which Read more

Songs from the peripheries

Thursday, June 30th, 2022
Songs from the peripheries

The Vatican-owned L’Osservatore Romano, Wednesday, published the first edition of a street newspaper aiming “to give voice to the voiceless.” L’Osservatore di Strada — in English “The Street Observer” — “is above all a newspaper with the poor,” says a June 28 press release. “Even those who have a cardboard box for a house have Read more