Italy

Sicily under Islamic Rule

by: Salah Zaimeche Sicily under Islamic rule brought people from all over the mediteranean in a rich diverse and enlightened community including a far reaching freedom of religion.   Extracted from the full article: Sicily by Salah Zaimeche Control of Sicily implied a major role in the affairs of the Mediterranean world, and […]

Italian priest blames earthquakes on gay civil unions

Source: The Guardian By Hannah Summersand agencies Pope Francis prays in front of quake ruins in Amatrice. The Vatican say Cavalcoli’s views are offensive and disgraceful. Photograph: Osservatore Romano/EPA An Italian priest has angered the Vatican after claiming the earthquakes that have shaken the country killing hundreds and leaving thousands homeless […]

Italy Hit by Strongest Earthquake in 35 Years

Source: Time By Gregorio Borgia, Nicole Winfield & Colleen Barry / AP (NORCIA, Italy) —Central Italy was hit by another powerful earthquake Sunday, toppling buildings that had recently withstood other major quakes and sending panicked residents back into the streets, but causing no immediate loss of life. The quake with a […]