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10 Beautiful Italian saints’ names for your baby girl

Look to these remarkable holy women for inspiration for your own little daughter.

One of the most perfect statues of the Italian Renaissance shows the martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew

The drape the saint carries around his shoulders is a direct reference to the martyrdom he suffered.

By accident, Carthusian monks helped create the perfume industry

In 1380, the water of a delicate bouquet of flowers became the first perfume of the island of Capri.

You could own a historic Italian convent or monastery

Italy prepares to auction off hundreds of properties, including some disused Catholic buildings.

This statue of Jesus was intentionally submerged in the Mediterranean Sea

'Christ of the Abyss’ was dedicated to one of the first Italians to use SCUBA gear.

Italy’s top court opens the door to legalizing assisted suicide

Judges say law should allow procedure for those with "severe physical and psychological suffering."

10 Inspirational Italian saints’ names for baby boys

If you have a penchant for all things Italian, then here are some terrific options!

5 Monasteries keeping ancient monastic recipes alive 

When you visit these Italian monasteries, you can eat as monks have eaten for centuries.

What happened when I took my kids to the Shrine of St. Michael the Archangel

There are profound lessons we learn from ascending mountain tops ... and going deep underground.

The northern Italian church that appears to be suspended in air

The “Santuario della Madonna della Corona” was carved into a mountain overlooking a dramatic cliff above Lake Garda. 

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