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Cardinal Giacomo Biffi, emeritus Archbishop of Bologna, who died July 11, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Bologna.

Catholics in Bologna mourn Cardinal Biffi, a humorous, plain-spoken preacher

Jul 15, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Humour, realism and culture characterized the life of Cardinal Giacomo Biffi, who died July 11 at the age of 87.... Read more

Journalist blasted for lying in confessional, recording priests' answers

Mar 13, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The confessional is one of the most private and privileged places in the world. So when an Italian journalist violated... Read more