god squad

Holy Shit: Vatican Track Team Aiming for Olympics

Fine, it doesn't seem like Pope Francis is going to be on the squad. But you know he's rooting for them—and that's one holy cheerleader.
Liam Daniel Pierce
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Video Shows Terrifying Escalator Accident in Rome That Injured at Least 20

Cellphone footage shows the machine going haywire and suddenly speeding up, sending dozens of people hurtling down the steps.
Drew Schwartz
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©©'s New Album Is a Dog-Eared Postcard From Off the Grid

Stream the elusive producer’s ‘People, Places, Patterns’ before it comes out June 27 on Jungle Gym Records.
Krystal Rodriguez
New music

A$AP Mob's "Wrong" Video Is a Regally-Shot Classical History Lesson

Is there an A$AP Augustus? A$AP Constantine?
Phil Witmer
The Restless Youth Issue

What Does LGBTQ Activism Look Like in Italy?

"Just because I'm gay doesn't mean I'm an atheist. And I feel sorry for those who deny their sexuality in the name of religion."
Vincenzo Ligresti

New Catholic App Will Help You Earn Forgiveness for Your Tinder Gangbangs

The Vatican hopes 'Sindr' will bring the youth back to church.
Allison Tierney
one world war and one european cup

Liverpool and The Liberation Of Rome: Remembering Bob Paisley’s Italian Campaigns

When Liverpool won the 1977 European Cup final in Rome, Bob Paisley had been there before. That was just over 30 years previous, when he rode into the city on the back of a tank.
Will Magee

Munera: The Blood Sports of Ancient Rome

Ancient Romans relished violent entertainment, especially in their fighting sports. Boxing, Pankration, and Gladiator Contests were enjoyed by all, but practiced only by a few. The risks were too great.
L.A. Jennings

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Obama is set to endorse Clinton, NASA made it to Jupiter, France is considering a new intelligence service, and more.
Vice Beta

The VICE Morning Bulletin

A muslim doctor was shot outside a Texas mosque, the death toll in the Baghdad bombing has risen to at least 200, China has plans for military drills in the South China Sea, and more in today's Morning Bulletin.
Vice Beta

What Movies Get Wrong About the Italian Mafia

We went to Rome's Suburra, the location of a new modern Mafia film, to find out.
Kevin EG Perry

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Trump says he'd consider racial profiling, the Supreme Court will hear a challenge to gun control laws in two states, Star Trek actors mourn Anton Yelchin, and more.
VICE Staff