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The Italian Bishops' Conference has come out against a constitutional court ruling that assisted suicide is not punishable in cases when a patient in an irrever The secretary-general of the bishop's ...

Italian priests have declared that they will open the parish doors of every church under their control to welcome and look after people expelled migrants. The Italian government's anti-immigration la...

The Italian Evangelical Alliance has called for prayers for the Genoa community after a bridge collapse caused disaster. A large section of the Morandi Bridge collapsed on 14th August during a heavy ...

An Italian headmaster has been forced to resign over a decision to get rid of the school's Christmas carol concert. The concert at Garofani school was cancelled following the terror attacks in Paris ...

Reports suggest Father Paolo Dall'Oglio was taken while walking in a rebel-held eastern Syrian city. It's believed Al Qaeda-linked fighters in Syria have kidnapped an Italian Jesuit priest.Reports cl...

An Italian missionary doctor in Bangladesh is in a serious but stable condition after gunmen shot him on his way from morning prayers. Piero Parolari, 78, has been working in the city of Dinajpur for...

Italy's Prime Minister has said his government will support the restoration of the basilica of St Benedict in Norcia, which was destroyed by a recent earthquake Matteo Renzi said that the fixing the ...

The Italian Prime Minister has criticised a head teacher who banned a Christmas carol concert at a Milan school. PM Matteo Renzi said that: "Christmas is much more important than a headmaster being p...

Italian police have reportedly foiled a potential bomb attack on the Vatican, involving some of Osama bin Laden's bodyguards.  According to the Guardian, a 6 year investigation that began with a...

A former Italian politician who was jailed for his links to the mafia could be back in court, accused of stealing cultural and religious texts which are centuri Italian police have seized approximate...

A Catholic priest in Italy has been removed from parish duties for allegedly making sexual advances to a man over the internet. The 32-year-old from Rovigo in north-east Italy, has claimed he was con...

It's alleged an Italian Catholic priest was selling drugs at a party. Father Stefano Maria Cavalletti was arrested after police arrived at the party in Milan to investigate a report of excessive nois...

An Italian priest has said he'd rather burn down his vicarage than take in refugees fleeing war and persecution. Fr Angelo Chizzolini, from Lugiria in northwest Italy, made the comment after Pope Fra...

A parish priest in Italy is offering couples money if they have more children. The so-called "baby-bonus" of €2,000 (£1,420) has been designed to encourage couples to have more babies.The financia...

An Italian priest's been sacked for saying children are mostly to blame for paedophilia. Fr Gino Flaim, on San Giuseppe parish in the northern city of Trento, told Italian television live that he und...

Italian politicians may remove the legal requirement to be faithful to your spouse from the documents for marriage. Specifically, lawmakers are considering whether to remove a clause regarding fideli...

A Christian mother-of-five acquitted of blasphemy in Pakistan last week has been offered sanctuary in Italy. Rome said it would grant asylum to Asia Bibi following a request for assistance from her h...

A pastor in Rome says that God is carrying the people of Italy "through difficult times" after at least 247 people were killed in an earthquake.  Pastor Dave Hodgson from Rome Baptist Church tol...

An Italian priest is being investigated by police on suspicion of prostituting up to 15 women. According to Italian news site Il Mattino di Padova, investigations into Fr Andrea Contin, 48, began aft...

Action comes after Holy See fails to comply with European Union safeguards against money laundering. It's "cash only" now for tourists who want to visit the Vatican's museums or buy souvenirs.That's ...