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October 2021

The best things to do in Italy

Italy - and its impressive art, architecture and gastronomy - is no secret. Epicenter of the Roman Empire and cradle of the Renaissance, this European virtuoso practically groans under the weight of his cultural cachet. The challenge is…

Sicily bans godfathers

"You come to me on the day my son is to be baptized, asking me not to assign a Sicilian godfather who may or may not be related to La Cosa Nostra to guide his spiritual education?This is my impression of Marlon Brando, and yes, I'm ready…

Heroic Christian Testimony

It would not be an understatement to say that we are disappointed with the endemic corruption that has ravaged our country. Unfortunately Malta is no exception, and keeping up with the news tends to be a depressing exercise as stories of…

Middle of Sicily Caffè

One memory that remains with me more than many others is of an impromptu stop I made along the way when I stumbled upon a little cafe in the middle of nowhere, as they say - although it was in the middle of…