10 Apr 2020
At the COVID-19 Hospital Policlinico di Tor Vergata in Rome, nurses and doctors are at war against the novel coronavirus, gearing up before entering the intensive care unit.
21 Dec 2019
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Rome on Saturday for a pro-democracy rally organized by the "Sardines." The movement denounces Italy's far-right leader Matteo Salvini and his anti-immigration policies.
30 Nov 2019
Tokyo, Nairobi, Rome, Cairo, Bogota, humans around the world make a collective 7.5 billion journeys on average every day, whether that be on foot, by bike, in cars or on public transport.
5 May 2019
The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries.
17 Mar 2019
If it goes ahead, Rome's recognition of China's Belt and Road Initiative would expose the depth of the cracks in EU unity. It comes ahead of a meeting to decide on the bloc's stance on China amid US pressure.
14 Jan 2019
The Church and the mayor of Rome are at odds over the reallocation of funds collected from the famous Trevi Fountain. Some of the money is set to address the city's ills and no longer go entirely to chairity.
23 Dec 2018
The Vatican has given Rome's homeless people the Christmas gift of a health clinic near St Peter's Square. The Mother of Mercy health office reflects Pope Francis' determination to help society's weakest people.
15 Apr 2017
An Egyptian family carries the cross at an Easter procession attended by Pope Francis, with tens of thousands of faithful expected to hold candles aloft in prayer at Rome's Colosseum.