La Gazzetta Italiana

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...


Thousands of demonstrators marched to protest Italy’s new “Green Pass”

December 2021
Thousands of demonstrators marched down Rome’s famous Via Veneto and other streets in October as they protested Italy’s new “Green Pass” vaccination requirement for employees to enter their offices. The certification was mandatory beginning on Oct....


Pompeii Archaeologists have unearthed an exceptionally rare find

December 2021
Pompeii archaeologists said last month they have unearthed the remains of a "slave room" in an exceptionally rare find at a Roman villa destroyed by Mount Vesuvius' eruption nearly 2,000 years ago. The little room with three beds, a ceramic pot and...


A Tribute to Fr. Richard Rasch

November 2021
Father Richard was truly a man for others. He worked tirelessly for everyone in his priestly life, which included his parishioners, prisoners, friends, family, and even strangers. Father was a master at creating lasting relationships with just...


Father Richard S. Rasch O. de M. 1955 - 2021

November 2021
The Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy mourns the loss of our own Father Richard Samuel Rasch, O. de M., who entered into eternal life on Thursday, September 23, 2021, following his struggle with the Covid-19 virus at the St. Vincent Medical...


A Tribute to Bishop Anthony M. Pilla

November 2021
Bishop Anthony M. Pilla was born in 1932 to Libera and George Pilla. Although he grew up in Glenville on the east side of Cleveland, his Italian heritage was always with him. Both his parents came from Colle Sannita in the province of Benevento,...


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