In September 2013, Joe Pollio and his wife Terry made a major gift to launch an internship program for US students to experience Boys' and Girls' Towns in Rome.   "We wanted to invest in an initiative that would help the organization grow and connect BGTI with new stakeholders who are interested in promoting the self-government approach for...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : John Cabot University      Translation by:   As most History and Classical Studies buffs know, women in ancient Rome rarely had access to positions of power. In Rome's patriarchal society, men ruled over almost all walks of life, from politics and art to business and the household. Women were not allow...

Join us as we continue to showcase Italy's regional richness and diversity in our popular series "Taste the Regions". For the first appointment of our Fall term, we will discover Roma, the capitol of Italy and a perennial favorite of tourists the world over.   Thursday, October 15th, 6:30 to 8:30 PM, ICC instructor and Rome native Mirella He...

Questa mattina, a Sant'Egidio, nella sala della pace si è svolta la conferenza Migrazioni e integrazione, Stati Uniti ed Italia: due modelli a confronto. Il presidente della Comunità di Sant'Egidio, Marco Impagliazzo, aprendo i lavori, ha osservato che Sant’Egidio rappresenta “un laboratorio privilegiato, con vari decenni di esperienza, nell’accogl...

WTI Magazine #8    2013 Dec, 6Author : Enrico De Iulis      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   In Caprarola, a small town in the northern part of Lazio, in the heart of Italy, there is one of the five most interesting palace of Italy. It's the Farnese Palace. The Farnese were a prominent family in the history of...

WTI Magazine #8    2013 Dec, 6Author : Maurizio Gabriele      Translation by: Alessandra Bitetti   Villa Borghese. How many times I went there: to distract myself, to think, or simply to walk. Today I want to get to the terrace overlooking Piazza del Popolo. From afar I see the crowd of tourists over the railing wh...

  WTI Magazine #28    2014 May, 1Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Right in the middle of Rome, within the Vatican City rises the magnificent St. Peter's Basilica, the largest church in the world. Its impressive dome stands out over all the other roofs of the Eternal City, while the Vatican Museums know that what they hold inside goes be...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! These last days have been very particularly busy for We the Italians: I have been able to celebrate in three different moments the bond that links Italy and the US. On May 18 Rome has hosted what probably has been the most important Italian celebratio...

Two northeast Ohio churches have planned trips to Italy this year, and their respective itineraries are attracting a great deal of interest. Father Paul Rosing, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Stow, Ohio is taking his group north from September 7-21, 2014, weaving his way from Rome to Milan over 15 days and 13 nights.   Father Philip Racco,...

President Barack Obama is opening a visit to Italy, where he'll meet with Pope Francis and Italian political leaders. Obama arrived in Rome Wednesday night following three days of talks on Ukraine with European leaders in the Netherlands and Brussels.   Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said Obama has been inspired by the pope...