11 September 1999

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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11 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

Ten buses today in Rome for monsignor Antonini / Oggi a Roma dieci pullman per monsignor Antonini - by Federica Farda
Monsignor Orlando Antonini, originary of Villa Sant'Angelo, will be consecrated as bishop this afternoon at 17 hours in Rome by Vatican Secretary of State Angelo Sodano, with the assistance of Molinari, Archbishop of L'Aquila. Monsignor Antonini has worked for the Vatican in Zambia and Malawi.

11 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

In a fine gesture before his visit to Abruzzo, President Ciampi grants a grace to Corazzini, who killed an old man in Popoli / Bel gesto prima della visita in Abruzzo Ciampi grazia Corazzini: uccise un anziano
In 1992 Sante Corazzini, in the dressing room of Popoli stadium, killed an 84-year-old man hitting him to defend himself against the latter's sexual advances. He confessed and was sentenced to six years. The request for a grace was grounded on the special circumstances of the crime and Corazzini's bad health.

11 September 1999 - Il Messaggero

Celano / Night thieves take tons of sugar / Audaci ladri notturni rubano tonnellate di zucchero - by Maria D'Alessandro
80 thousand kg sugar stolen at Sadam Abruzzo for about 200 million lire. 50 kg packets were ready for delivery. The thieves worked all night to load their two trucks. The sugar will be sure shortly on sale, hopefully at lower price, in supermarkets.

11 September 1999 - Il Centro

Interview with the mayor - the projects for the church on the sea will be exhibited in Piazza Salotto / INTERVISTA AL SINDACO «I progetti saranno esposti in piazza Salotto»
A poll by il Centro revealed thet 9 out 0f 10 citizens say no to the project. An exhibition in Piazza Salotto will explain all details. The church will be built, since also the Bishopry is favourable. After all, the land donation by Ms De Cecco to the municipality is valid only to build a church, otherwise she'll take it back.