Coronavirus Italy Consecrates Itself to the Virgin Mary

While you may have read about or seen videos of Italians in Coronavirus lockdown singing from their balconies to each other and to the rest of the world, different responses to the crisis have emerged in Italy. From the North to the South of the country, many mayors have consecrated their towns and cities, starting [...]
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Globalisation and Multiculturalism in Coronavirus Times

Italy has now surpassed China for number of Coronavirus deaths, if not of cases. The idea that the movement of great masses of people from their places of origin to new countries could not give rise to critical, not to say disastrous, consequences has now, with the new pandemic, been put to the test more […]

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Coronavirus, Meningitis Tell Us Without Borders We Die

While all the attention is on Coronavirus, soon, specifically Friday 24 April, is World Meningitis Day 2020. Meningitis is a disease of generally infectious origin. Meningitis Risk from African Migration to Italy Italian doctor Alessandro Meluzzi, while speaking on the topic of coronavirus, also said: I want to remind everyone present of something that nobody [...]
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Italy: How a Coronavirus Crisis Became a Disaster

Now that Italy has become the second country in the world after only China for number of Coronavirus cases, its number of confirmed infections has almost doubled in a couple of days from 5,061 on Saturday 7 March to 9,172 on Monday 9 March, and the whole country has been placed under lockdown, more than […]

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Coronavirus Exposes Open Ports to Africa Danger

This is our second post on the subject, here’s the first on Coronavirus and Italy. Italian physician and psychiatrist Alessandro Meluzzi rightly described as paradoxical Italy’s current policy of “closed schools and open ports”, letting in migrants at such a time of emergency for Coronavirus (whose official name, which initially and temporarily was 2019-nCoV, is […]

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Italy: Racism Fear Stops Coronavirus Vital Quarantine

Italy is now the third country in the world for the number of infections caused by Coronavirus, after China and South Korea. I know that, for the blog of a travel website like this, talking about the spread of a disease – although we still don’t know what’s going to happen either in Italy or […]

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If You Can Keep Your Appointments, Thank the Church

So, 2020 is a leap year, hence it has the extra day just elapsed, 29 February. The Catholic Church has created the calendar that mostly approaches perfection, and we owe this to faith. The date of Easter gave birth to the calendar destined to remain a perfect work over the centuries. No civilisation has ever […]

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