15 October 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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15 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

Monsignor Menichelli turns 60: "journalism and faith is an issue also for non-believers" / Monsignor Menichelli festeggia 60 anni - Giornalismo e fede, non è un problema soltanto dei credenti
A congress on "La fede nella comunicazione", with guest Joaquin Navarro Valls, who says there's freedom of press and information only in Christian countries. Also the Archbishop of Chieti, Edoardo Menichelli (he was 60 yesterday) added: «the church needs to announce and be announced». Faith and information have often been seen as opposed to each other. Father Navarro Valls says this must change.

15 October 1999 - Il Messaggero

Rosciolo - All residents against the concrete theatre / Tutti gli abitanti contro il »teatro in cemento», by Maria D'Alessandro
363 signatures of residents to cancel the proposed construction of a building that will damage the landscape around the sanctuary of Santa Maria in Valle Porclaneta, and block the access, since time immemorial, of sheep to the fountain. Also the great tree called la "Rovellera", which is a national monument, will be endangered.

15 October 1999 - Il Centro

Chieti - Politics and cuisine - counsellor Nuccio Campli was actually born in a kitchen / Politica e fornelli. «Sono nato in una cucina» - Campli, assessore e cuoco - "Cordon rouge" in campo per il turismo chietino - by Yvonne Frisaldi
Born on 16 august 1947 in the restaurant kitchen where his mother was preparing lunch for the guests, Nuccio Campli is the Tourism Counsellor for the province. He learned the art of cooking from Luigi Carnecina, and when he became a chef himself was famous as "chef with a tie" for having clean clothes even after hours of work. He was awarded the «Chitarra d'oro a base di pesce» and the prestigious «Cordon rouge». Let's see how he will now serve tourism.