The new Italian prime minister (premier) Mario Draghi Probably most of the readers will not know Italian politics, both because it is slightly of interest at an international level and because the newspapers speak little about it. What has happened in recent weeks is quite serious: the previous government was brought down by opening a … Continue reading ITALY: new government and Slight fades of the ‘5 star movement’
The Ardeatine massacre, or Fosse Ardeatine massacre (Italian: Eccidio delle Fosse Ardeatine), was a mass killing carried out in Rome on 24 March 1944 by German occupation troops during the Second World War as a reprisal for the Via Rasella attack conducted on the previous day in central Rome against the SS Police Regiment Bozen. … Continue reading 24th march 1944: Ardeatine massacre
By now the infection is affecting the whole world, and almost everyone is starting to understand the seriousness of the problem. In Italy, coronavirus news has been in national newspapers for almost a month, but people have been joking for too long, and only now some are starting to repent. The thing that bothers me … Continue reading The imbeciles on the coronavirus
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-onLw8ayQdA ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ Lyric Eravamo così belli o almeno ci sembrava Ed un giorno normale era sempre un giorno speciale Con la riga di lato e sogni oltre l'aldilà Facevamo le conte, i pensieri nel dettato E le notti studiare canto e matematica Con le spalle scoperte e la musica di mamma e papà Roma, … Continue reading ♩ ♪ ♫ ♬ Tommaso Paradiso – I nostri anni
During the year-end mass (31 December 2019), Pope Francis' patience was put to the test. While Bergoglio was walking through the crowd, an oriental lady tugged on the Pope's hand, more than generally happens when a faithful wants to touch and greet the Pope. The Pope reacted abruptly, as has never been seen, by slapping … Continue reading The Pacience of Pope Francis: slaps a faithful!