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by Italy Magazine Staff | Fri, 09/05/2014 - 01:30
Every year on September 7, the Festa della Rificolona takes place in Florence to celebrate the birth of the Virgin Mary. The event is thought to have…
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by Carol King | Thu, 10/31/2013 - 08:00
Ed., October 13, 2023: We're re-sharing this archival article on Friday the 13th, which in some countries is thought of as a day of bad luck. Here in Italy,…
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by ITALY | Mon, 02/11/2013 - 07:29
The Vatican has announced that Pope Benedict XVI will retire on February 28. The move has shocked Italy and Catholics worldwide, given that the post is…
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by Michelle Fabio | Wed, 07/15/2009 - 06:34
One of the biggest celebrations in all of Italy happens every third weekend of July in Venice: La Festa del Redentore.   As with many Italian feasts, the…