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Religion

An Italian Priest Admitted to Having Orgies on Church Property

Police reportedly found video evidence of the sex parties, allegedly filmed by a second priest, in Father Andrea Contin's possession.
Brian Moylan
2.7.17
Photos

Guns, Fast Food and 'Best Butt' Contests: Photos of a Decadent Rimini in the 80s and 90s

Pasquale Bove documented a lifestyle in Italy that was completely new at the time, and has mostly died out since.
Vincenzo Ligresti
1.18.17
Travel

All the Places VICE Magazine Traveled in 2016

We went day drinking in Guatemala, wrestled at Berlin's only female fight club, hunted for hallucinogenic honey in Nepal, and much more.
Erika Allen
1.4.17
News

Young Italians Talk About How They Voted in the Referendum and Why

Italy's nationalist and populist parties campaigned against constitutional reform in last weekend's referendum. Eighty percent of young Italians voted against the reform plans, too.
Stefano Santangelo
12.6.16
Stuff

'I Spent 23 Hours Under the Debris': We Spoke to Three Italian Earthquake Survivors

We asked three people who survived some of the worst earthquakes in recent Italian history to recall what it was like to be at the mercy of Mother Earth.
VICE Staff
11.1.16
Film

What It’s Like to Be a 13-Year-Old in the Eye of the Refugee Crisis

The awarding-winning documentary 'Fire at Sea' is a harrowing and personal look at the migrant crisis on a tiny island near Italy.
Kaleem Aftab
10.13.16
Stuff

What Do People from Perugia Think of the New Amanda Knox Documentary?

After Meredith Kercher's murder, international media portrayed student town Perugia as a place where students partied, boned and got murdered. Now the city is back in the spotlight.
Leon Benz
10.12.16
Travel

Photos from a Festival for Ugly People

The World Association of Ugly People counts more than 30,000 members, whose aim is to fight the cult of beauty in modern society.
Mattia Micheli, Words by Leon Benz
9.27.16
News

Why Prosecutors Believe the Mafia Played a Role in the Italian Earthquake Deaths

It may be a natural disaster, but the complex relationship between organised crime and the aftermath of earthquakes goes back decades.
Thomas Gane
9.14.16
News

An Emergency Psychologist Explains What She's Doing for Italy's Earthquake Victims

Emergency psychologists are at the scene of the devastating earthquake to help victims with their first steps towards processing trauma.
Elena Viale
8.26.16
Sports

Exactly 10 Years Ago, Zidane Headbutted Materazzi in the World Cup Final

Let's celebrate with a thinkpiece.
Quentin Müller
7.8.16
Film

Are Representations of the Italian Mafia in Film Actually Realistic?

We went to Rome's Suburra, the location of a new modern-Mafia film, to find out.
Kevin EG Perry
6.22.16
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