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Patriarch Bartholomew to Pray for Peace With Pope, Other Faith Leaders in Rome

His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will participate in Tuesday's interfaith ceremony and prayers with Pope Francis as part of an international Prayer for Peace initiative entitled "No One Is Saved Alone – Peace and Fraternity." Hosted by the Rome-based faith...

Ancient Greek and Roman Statues Re-Emerge After Decades in Storage

One of the most important private collections of ancient Greek and Roman marble sculptures opened to the general public for the first time in Rome last week. The 90 works from the Torlonia Collection -- the most prestigious private collection...

Greece and Italy Make Joint Demand for EU-Wide Solution of Migration Issue

The nations of Greece and Italy made a joint request on Wednesday for a European-Union-wide solution to the ongoing refugee and migrant crisis which the two nations have faced for some time. Following a meeting held between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe...

Founded by a Greek, Italy’s Most Famous Cafe Facing Closure

The future of Caffè Greco, Rome’s oldest coffee bar that was founded by a Greek in 1760, hangs in the balance as a date looms for the bar’s management company to leave the property. For more than two and a...

Kevin Spacey Recites Poetic Tribute to Beloved Greek Statue at Rome Museum (video)

American actor Kevin Spacey recited a poem about a battered boxer as he stood next to an iconic statue of a fighter during a surprise performance at a Rome museum on Friday night, according to an Associated Press report. Spacey’s...

President Anastasiades Calls on EU 27 to Respect their Signature on the Rome Declaration

President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, called today on the EU leaders to respect the commitments they undertook in signing the Declaration of Rome, with particular emphasis on the principle of solidarity and the implementation of the...

Yanis Varoufakis: 'EU Anniversary is Nothing to Celebrate'

At the 60th anniversary summit of the European Union, European leaders celebrated the signing of the Declaration of Rome. Simultaneously the former right hand to PM Tspiras, Yanis Varoufakis along with his wife protested in the central streets of Italy. The ex-Greek...

Tsipras: We Must Fight to Change Europe from Within

"There can be no doubt that this Europe is not the Europe we dreamed of, it is not the Europe we want. There is also no doubt, however, that no other path is open other than to fight from...