La Gazzetta Italiana

Father Joseph H. Piskura (1929-2021)

January 2022
Father Joseph H. Piskura, 90, senior priest-retired, died on Nov. 26. Survivors include his great nephew, Father Allen Corrigan, pastor of St. Victor Parish in Richfield.  Father Piskura was born on Dec. 2, 1929 to the late John and Katherine...


The Italian government refunding Cruise Companies

January 2022
The Italian government announced it would pay 57.5 million euros in compensation to cruise companies affected by the decision to ban large ships from Venice's fragile lagoon. The new rules, which took effect in August, followed years of warnings...


Omicron found first case in Italy in early december

January 2022
In early December, Italy said it had detected its first case of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19 in a traveler arriving from Mozambique earlier this month. A top laboratory “sequenced the genome from the positive sample of a patient coming from...


Paleontologists discovered the largest dinosaur skeleton

January 2022
Paleontologists in Italy have discovered the largest and most complete dinosaur skeleton in the country’s history, along with the fossilized remains of a herd of 11 dinosaurs that are rewriting history. Singular dinosaur remains have been found...


Eitan come back in Italy

January 2022
The six-year-old boy whose parents died in an Italian cable car crash flew from Israel to Italy last month after a drawn-out battle for custody, a family spokesman said. “After 84 days since he was illegally removed from his home, Eitan will now...


Legendary Coach Jim Valvano Never Quit

December 2021
Jimmy Valvano era un allenatore ben conosciuto quando stava nel North Carolina State University. Benché sia morto quasi 30 anni fa, è ancora ricordato per il suo talento di allenatore. Valvano era anche un giornalista televisivo che lavoravo per i...


On the Cover: The World's Oldest Nativity Scene

December 2021
The underground Chapel of the Nativity in the Basilica of St. Mary Major in Rome, known to Italians as Santa Maria Maggiore, once contained at least six marble nativity statues sculpted by Arnolfo di Cambio in the late 13th century.  Arnolfo...


A Look Back: The Biggest Christmas Tree in the World

December 2021
The Christmas season is here, houses will be filled with family and friends and the Christmas trees will be shining. I hope all of you take time to share important traditions and the religious significance of this important feast. Celebrations...


Ancient artifacts from Mexico found in Italy

December 2021
In late October, Mexico recovered three ancient artifacts that were stolen and bound for auction in Italy as the Latin American country holds a global campaign to recover its art and relics. The items, which are more than 2,300-years-old, are a...


The “father of tiramisù” Aldo Campeol passed away

December 2021
Ado Campeol, the man known as the “father of tiramisu,” died recently at the age of 93. Campeol's restaurant, Le Beccherie, has long been considered the birthplace of tiramisu, the sweet Italian dessert that has become a global favorite at the...


Page 5 of 97