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Pope Francis received an audience with President Mattarella on Dec. 16, 2021.

Pope Francis to Italian president: Italy faces ‘crucial choices for the life of the country’

Jul 23, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis sent birthday greetings to Italian President Sergio Mattarella and thanked him for his dedicated service amid "not a... Read more

 Pope Francis greets Mario Draghi at the Vatican on Oct. 19, 2013. Credit: Vatican Media.

The Vatican ties of Italy’s new Prime Minister Mario Draghi

Feb 17, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Italy’s new prime minister -- an economist nicknamed “Super Mario” -- has Vatican ties that date back many years.  Read more

Italy's bishops draw attention to suffering families in message to new prime minister

Feb 15, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The president of the national bishops’ conference has welcomed Italy’s new government with a message to Prime Minister Mario Draghi,... Read more