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April 10, 1993 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Spring is smiling on a crowded Rome dressed for Easter, but the national mood is somber and uncertain. Tourists and pilgrims throng piazzas of the Eternal City while prominent businessmen and politicians file in and out of jail. Italy has known better Good Fridays. The good news is Pope John Paul II.
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April 10, 1993 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Spring is smiling on a crowded Rome dressed for Easter, but the national mood is somber and uncertain. Tourists and pilgrims throng piazzas of the Eternal City while prominent businessmen and politicians file in and out of jail. Italy has known better Good Fridays. The good news is Pope John Paul II.
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February 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Jews will have the right not to work Saturdays and to deduct religious contributions from their taxes under an agreement worked out by the Italian government and the nation's Jewish community, a Jewish leader said Thursday. The new accord, which still must be approved by Parliament, will establish the rights of Italy's 35,000 to 40,000 Jews, 40% of whom live in Rome.
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October 8, 1987 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
The question seemed harmless enough: For public school students desiring religious instruction, what hour should be set aside for it? But by Wednesday, amid runaway rhetoric and rising tempers, the matter had come close to crisis. It had strained relations between the Italian government and the Vatican and, as some saw it, was threatening the stability of Prime Minister Giovanni Goria's three-month-old coalition government.
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October 8, 1987 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
The question seemed harmless enough: For public school students desiring religious instruction, what hour should be set aside for it? But by Wednesday, amid runaway rhetoric and rising tempers, the matter had come close to crisis. It had strained relations between the Italian government and the Vatican and, as some saw it, was threatening the stability of Prime Minister Giovanni Goria's three-month-old coalition government.
OPINION
February 26, 2008
Re "A leap beyond faith," Opinion, Feb. 18 When I was 17, I left the Church of Scientology. When I was 22, my parents and all members of my immediate family were pressured by the church to "disconnect" from me. When I heard of the protests by Anonymous on behalf of all those who have lost their families, homes and savings accounts to Scientology, I thanked God that someone was finally willing to listen. Reading Michael Shermer's Op-Ed article, I was surprised to find myself frustrated and misty-eyed.
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February 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Jews will have the right not to work Saturdays and to deduct religious contributions from their taxes under an agreement worked out by the Italian government and the nation's Jewish community, a Jewish leader said Thursday. The new accord, which still must be approved by Parliament, will establish the rights of Italy's 35,000 to 40,000 Jews, 40% of whom live in Rome.
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