Argentina: Priests given 40-year sentences for sexual abuse
26 November 2019 | 11:14 am
Two priests convicted of sexually abusing deaf children have been sentenced to at least 40 years in prison. One was previously accused of abuse in Italy but was not sanctioned by the Vatican.
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France's interior minister has sharply criticized Rome for refusing to allow the ship to dock at an Italian port. He announced France is suspending plans to take in 3,500 migrants from Italy.
France has criticized Italy for refusing to take in more than 200 migrants. Paris said Rome's actions were "incomprehensible" but Prime Minister Meloni said she was surprised by the French government's "aggressive" tone.
French authorities say 44 of over 200 on board do not qualify for asylum status. France said on Tuesday it will deport 44 migrants who disembarked in the country last Friday on board an NGO rescue ship, after Italy refused to let them dock at one of its ports
A trial pitting Italy's far-right Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni against writer Roberto Saviano started in Rome. It follows an outburst two years ago by Saviano over Meloni's stance on migrants.
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