22 August 2001
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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22 August 2001 - Il Messaggero
Land of Popes / Terra dei papi, by Andrea Lombardinillo
Abruzzo was the land of three Popes, described in a new Treaccani encyclopaedia: Celestino V, born Pietro Angeleri in the province of Isernia, one of the most interesting Popes in history, buried in Santa Maria di Collemaggio, L'Aquila; Bonifacio IV from Marsica, elected in 608 AD, buried in St Peter's, Rome; Innocenzo VII, 1404 to 1406, born in Sulmona, also buried in St Peter's.
22 August 2001 - Il Centro
Pescina - 23 years after Silone's death / Ignazio Silone a 23 anni dalla morte
A congress today at 16.30 in the monastery of San Francesco, with professors Vittoriano Esposito and Umberto Russo, presentation of an essay by Mira Cancelli and a commemorative performance near Silone's tomb.