Tag: Italy

History of ‘papal tyranny’ catches up with pope in northern Italy

Perhaps the last thing Pope Francis expected to find during a visit to the northern Italian city of Carpi on Sunday was a huge 136-year-old plaque honoring the victims of “papal tyranny”. The pope passed right by the plaque while standing in his white open popemobile after saying Mass in a square a few dozen […]

U.S. official: ISIS cells in UK, Germany, Italy

America’s top intelligence official, James Clapper, said Monday that ISIS has clandestine cells in the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, comments that come as President Barack Obama concludes an overseas visit where he asked Europe to contribute more to the fight against ISIS.   When asked by a reporter if ISIS had British, German and […]