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Pope Francis begs in Milan street, his cassock in tatters

Milan, Italy | AFP | On a street in Milan, the capital of Italy’s Lombardy region, which has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis begs for alms, his cassock in tatters. In another, the Argentine pontiff lies on a cardboard mattress, his famous black briefcase under his head as a pillow. …

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Inter Milan name Antonio Conte as coach

Milan italy, | AFP |  Inter Milan on Friday announced the appointment of former Italy manager Antonio Conte as coach with the ambition of returning to the top of world football. The 49-year-old has signed a three-year contract worth nine million euros ($10 million) plus bonuses, according to press reports. He …

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Arsenal test as murky finances threaten AC Milan

Milan, Italy | AFP | AC Milan’s superb recent run faces a stiff test against Arsenal in the Europa League last-16 first leg in Italy on Thursday amid a backdrop of murky finances which are threatening one of Italy’s most successful clubs. Former AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso has turned …

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Pope in Milan hinterland to rally poor

Milan, Italy | AFP | Pope Francis arrived in Milan on Saturday to meet families on a working-class housing estate, have lunch in a prison and hold a mass for hundreds of thousands of believers in nearby Monza. Bells in church towers across over 1,000 dioceses rang out as Francis …

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