Italian Police Bust Major ‘Psycho-Sect’ That Practiced Child Sex Abuse For Over 30 Years

Police in Italy have raided what they called a “very powerful” sect, said to be entrenched in several cities across the country, which preyed on young women – many of whom were minors – subjecting them to sex abuse and … Continue reading Italian Police Bust Major ‘Psycho-Sect’ That Practiced Child Sex Abuse For Over 30 Years

Pope says Italy immigrant tensions a ‘social emergency’

Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis on Sunday described violent attacks on refugees in Rome as symptomatic of a “social emergency” that will only get worse if it is not addressed. Addressing the crowds in St Peter’s Square after his weekly Angelus sermon, the pontiff urged authorities and church officials to work to calm tensions after several days of mob attacks on a holding centre for asylum speakers in a rundown neighborhood of the Italian capital. “In recent days in Rome there have been quite strong tensions between residents and immigrants,” the pontiff said, in a reference to the unrest … Continue reading Pope says Italy immigrant tensions a ‘social emergency’