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  • Theater review: 'Julius Caesar' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater

     Theater review: 'Julius Caesar' from Orlando Shakespeare Theater
    Using a cast of seven to present Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," a play with dozens of characters, unquestionably requires a lot of the actors. At Orlando Shakespeare Theater, director Tina Packer also expects a lot of her audience. Actors change roles...
  • Pope tells Mafia to stop evil or prepare for hell

    ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis, in an annual ceremony held to remember the hundreds of innocent people murdered by the Italian mafia, made a solemn plea for mobsters to change or else "end up in hell". The mafia continues to plague much of southern Italy:...
  • Pennsylvania Vatican delegation arrives in Rome

    A high-level delegation led by Gov. Corbett, Mayor Nutter, and Archbishop Charles J. Chaput arrived in Rome Monday on a mission to persuade Pope Francis to come to Philadelphia next year for an international church gathering. The delegation of...
  • Young advocate seeks pope's aid on immigration

    Young advocate seeks pope's aid on immigration
    A 10-year-old student from Noble Avenue Elementary School in North Hills visited the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels last week on a diplomatic mission. Jersey Vargas, a fourth-grader, was about to leave for Rome and a possible visit with Pope...
  • Friars turn to online `begging' to restore St. Francis sanctuary

    ROME Franciscan friars in Rome need $125,000 to restore the cell where their namesake saint once slept when visiting medieval popes and have turned to online crowdfunding to raise the sum. "For us, crowdfunding is a form of modern begging," Friar Stefano...
  • Traveling to Val D'Orcia, Italy

    Traveling to Val D'Orcia, Italy
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO THE VAL D'ORCIA, ITALY From LAX, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air France, British, US Airways, United, Swiss, Delta and KLM offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rome. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $767, including all...
  • Letters: Persecuting Christians in North Korea

    Re "North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65," Opinion, March 14 One further parallel between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Rome's Nero is that both of them are infamous for their persecution and slaughter of Christians. This fact doesn't outrage many in...
  • Mischa Barton, Danny Trejo, Michael Madsen Set For 'Hope Lost'

    ROME - Misha Barton, Danny Trejo, Michael Madsen and Daniel Baldwin are attached to star in sex-trafficking thriller "Hope Lost," which will start shooting in Rome this month, directed by young Italo helmer David Petrucci and produced by expanding Rome...
  • North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65

    North Korea 2014 meets Rome AD 65
    This week, as the Ides of March approaches — the March 15 anniversary of the assassination of Julius Caesar, a determined but ultimately fruitless attempt by Roman senators to stop their government from sliding toward dictatorship — the...
  • Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?

    Pope Francis's first year: Faith, hope--and how much change?
    IN THE 12 months since he appeared on the balcony of St Peter's to begin his papacy with a disarmingly unaffected "Good evening" to the crowd below, Pope Francis has won a following far beyond the Roman Catholic church. He has softened the image of an...
  • Udine's Far East Festival To Honor Fruit Chan

    ROME - Hong Kong multihyphenate Fruit Chan will be the guest of honour at the 16th Far East Festival in Udine, Italy, Europe's biggest showcase of genre and mainstream Asian cinema. Chan, a maverick director, producer and actor, is known for directing...