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Pope Francis meets Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and her 6-year-old daughter on Jan. 10, 2023.

Pope Francis meets Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni

Jan 10, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The private meeting on Tuesday marked the third time in nine days the 45-year-old politician was at the Vatican. Read more

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy), speaks at a press conference at the party electoral headquarters overnight on Sept. 26, 2022. in Rome. Italy’s national elections on Sept. 25 saw voters poised to elect Meloni, a Catholic mother, as the country's first female prime minister.

Pope Francis prays for Italy as Giorgia Meloni becomes first female prime minister

Oct 24, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis offered a prayer for Italy on Sunday as Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni became the country’s first female leader. Read more

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy) holds a “Thank You Italy” sign during a press conference at the party electoral headquarters on Sept. 25, 2022 in Rome.

What does Giorgia Meloni’s victory mean for Catholics in Italy?

Sep 29, 2022

By Andrea Gagliarducci

In short, the reality of Meloni’s politics is much more nuanced than it may seem at first glance. Read more

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy), speaks at a press conference at the party electoral headquarters overnight on Sept. 26, 2022. in Rome. Italy’s national elections on Sept. 25 saw voters poised to elect Meloni, a Catholic mother, as the country's first female prime minister.

7 things to know about Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s likely new Catholic prime minister

Sep 26, 2022

By Edie Heipel, Jonah McKeown

A Catholic mother is poised to become the country’s first female prime minister.  Read more