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Archbishop Corrado Lorefice visits Santa Maria dei Rotoli cemetery on Nov. 2, 2021

‘No more coffins piled up’: Palermo archbishop laments lack of burial space

Nov 3, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The archbishop blessed 800 bodies still awaiting burial. Read more

Biagio Conte, a lay missionary based in Palermo, is seen doing a pilgrimage in an almost deserted street March 20, 2020, in Palermo, Italy.

Catholic hermit is ‘full of hope’ after 40-day fast for humanity

Jul 15, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

A lay missionary who was fasting for 40 days in a cave outside Palermo, Italy, says he is returning to... Read more

Pope Francis at the General Audience in St. Peter's Square, April 18, 2018.

Pope Francis to visit Sicily in commemoration of Mafia-slain priest

May 29, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

In September Pope Francis will visit the neighborhood and parish connected with a Sicilian priest killed by the Mafia in... Read more