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Massive Roman rallies against austerity turn violent

From YouTube: Violence broke out between police and demonstrators in Rome on Saturday as tens of thousands took to the streets to protest Italy’s new budget. Fifteen protesters were arrested and at least 20 police officers were injured, according to … Continue reading

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Italian prosecutors reject claims of Roman clerical-pedophile ring

An Italian ex-priest who claimed that he could expose a ring of clerical pedophiles in Rome has been charged with slander, as prosecutors evidently suspect that he concocted the charges to embarrass the Church. Patrizzio Poggi, who served 5 years … Continue reading

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