Features by Alan Johnston
Posted In: Vatican, Vatican Bank, pope, Catholic church
Two top officials at the bank quit this week, as allegations of fraud and corruption continue to swirl.
Posted In: Food, cheese, italy
People in northern Italy are still dealing with the aftermath of the earthquake this week that killed seven. It struck hardest in some of Italy's richest farmland and ten percent of the world's supply of Parmesan has been affected.
Posted In: italy, bonds
The new initiative seeks citizens' help to bail the country out. Even so, towering debt remains a huge problem for Italy.