Sylvia Poggioli Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's foreign desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe and the Balkans.
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Italians Revive An Old Wine-Serving Custom In Florence

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After Italians Endured Harsh Lockdowns, COVID-19 Cases Spike Again

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A marble plaque over the main entrance of the Vatican Archives reads in Latin "Secret Vatican Archive." The Vatican's library on Pope Pius XII and his record during the Holocaust opened to researchers in March. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Records From Once-Secret Archive Offer New Clues Into Vatican Response To Holocaust

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Newly Unveiled Archives Reveal Pope Pius XII's Response To The Holocaust

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Aboubakar Soumahoro speaks at a protest in Rome last month. "If the workers lack dignity and rights, the food they provide is virtually rotten," he says in a new short documentary, The Invisibles. Patrizia Cortellessa/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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In Italy, A Migrants' Advocate Fights For The 'Invisibles'

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Advocate Reveals The Plight Of Migrant Workers In Italy

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Coronavirus Pandemic Creates Lucrative Opportunities For Organized Crime In Italy

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A COVID-19 patient lies in a hospital bed at Papa Giovanni XXIII hospital, in Bergamo, Italy, in April. Prosecutors are investigating whether regional or national authorities mismanaged the response to the coronavirus as it quickly spread through northern Italy. Claudio Furlan/AP hide caption

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Vatican Museums Reopen To Smaller Crowds Amid Pandemic

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Coronavirus Pandemic Leaves Italy With More Poverty, Spiraling Debt

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European Countries Are Bracing Themselves For The Next Wave Of The Pandemic

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Italians Come Out Of The Lockdown To Find Country Devastated By The Coronavirus

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