The world mourns the man who fought against apartheid, against racism, oppression and violence, and set free black South Africans from the white ruling. On the 5th of December, 2013 Nelson Mandela died. A freedom fighter, prisoner and leader of a nation that is reconciled today thanks into a man who will live even longer… Read More The world mourns the death of Mandela, flags fly half-staff and leaders tribute the freedom fighter.
Currently, only Italian citizens can adopt Russian children, since Italy has a primary bilateral agreement with Russia. Most importantly, Italy “does not recognize marriages between persons of the same sex and, therefore, theres is no need to change the existing treaty” said Pavel Astakhov, civic defender of the children’s rights at the Kremlin.
It is an undeniable fact that the ongoing situation in Syria has created many implications on the wider region of the East Mediterranean and the Middle East, highlighting that nothing should be taken for granted as far as peace and security is concerned. One of the most important elements that characterizes this crisis is the… Read More How Chemical Weapons in Syria Shaped the Nature of the Conflict
The Apostolic Exhortation Evangelii Gaudium is the second official document of Pope Francis, after the encyclical Lumen Fidei. However, while the latter included largely the work already prepared by the pope, now emeritus , Benedict XVI, the current Gaudium Evangelii is the result of the personal work of the Pope himself. Pope Francis aims at… Read More Evangelii gaudium: the first apostolic exhortation of Pope Francis