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Italy requires coronavirus vaccines for all university students, teachers at all...

ROME -- To promote a safe return to in-person learning, the Italian government has passed a law requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all university students...

Italy sees worst gap between births, deaths since 1918 Spanish flu...

ROME  -- With Italy already facing a diminishing population, low birth rates and fewer religious and civil marriages, the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted those...

New COVID-19 restrictions in Italy will not close churches for prayer...

VATICAN CITY — As the Italian government imposed new restrictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19, the Italian bishops' conference said churches will...

In Italy, politics plays more of a role than faith in...

ROME — In Italy, a person’s support for — or opposition to — Pope Francis has a stronger connection to their political affiliation or...

Italian government eases some restrictions on Catholic Masses during coronavirus lockdown

ROME -- Although the number of new COVID-19 infections in Italy was creeping up in late July and early August, the country's internal affairs...

Italian Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia calls for day to commemorate victims of...

VATICAN CITY -- The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, publicly supporting a proposal to establish a national day in Italy to commemorate...

Study shows coronavirus caused an increase in prayers and religious fervor...

ROME -- The uncertainty and restrictive measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic caused an increase in prayers and religious fervor in Italy,...

Italian bishops accuse government of excluding return to Masses in lockdown...

ROME -- The Italian bishops' conference accused the government of adopting plans to ease the country's COVID-19 lockdown rules in a way that "arbitrarily...

Italian Ministry for Internal Affairs: Visiting church to pray not valid...

ROME  -- While many churches in Italy remain open, visiting a church to pray is not a valid excuse for leaving one's home during...

High mortality rate means Italian churches, chaplains, nuns have unexpected role...

ROME — In a nation where the faithful are not allowed to assemble for Mass, one church in northern Italy is full. The Church of...

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