Italy http://www.kunc.org en Craft Brewing Thrives In The Heart Of Italy’s Wine Country http://www.kunc.org/post/craft-brewing-thrives-heart-italy-s-wine-country <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Craft beer’s meteoric rise has happened within the last few decades. Across the world in the middle of Italy’s wine country something similar is taking place. It’s possibly the last place you’d think a craft beer movement could start.</span></p><p> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Nathan Heffel 55009 at http://www.kunc.org Craft Brewing Thrives In The Heart Of Italy’s Wine Country One Year Later, 'A Pope For All' Keeps Catholics Guessing http://www.kunc.org/post/one-year-later-pope-all-keeps-catholics-guessing A year ago today, the world's 1.2 billion Catholics got their first Jesuit pope and the first from the global south. Taking the name Francis, he soon became one of the world's most popular newsmakers.<p>Following two doctrinally conservative leaders, the Argentine-born pope's pastoral approach has given the Catholic Church a new glow — less judgmental, more merciful.<p>Like many others in the big Sunday crowd in St. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:44:00 +0000 Sylvia Poggioli 54633 at http://www.kunc.org One Year Later, 'A Pope For All' Keeps Catholics Guessing A Magnet For African Migrants, Italy Seeks A New Approach http://www.kunc.org/post/magnet-african-migrants-italy-seeks-new-approach With mild weather ahead, southern Europe is once again bracing for new boatloads of would-be migrants and asylum seekers from North Africa.<p>Italy has borne the brunt of this migrant flow for two decades, and it has responded with one of Europe's most repressive laws on illegal immigration.<p>But now the Italian parliament is trying to scrap a law that has made migrants vulnerable to exploitation and human rights abuses. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:32:00 +0000 Sylvia Poggioli 54609 at http://www.kunc.org A Magnet For African Migrants, Italy Seeks A New Approach A Theme Park For Foodies? Italians Say Bologna http://www.kunc.org/post/theme-park-foodies-italians-say-bologna Italy has more <a href="http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/IT/">UNESCO world heritage sites</a> than any other country in the world, and its art and cultural riches have drawn visitors for centuries.<p>It also prides itself on being a culinary mecca, where preparing, cooking and serving meals is a fine, even sacred, art. Sun, 09 Mar 2014 18:36:00 +0000 Sylvia Poggioli 54538 at http://www.kunc.org A Theme Park For Foodies? Italians Say Bologna Grim Search Resumes Off Sicily; It's Feared 300 Drowned http://www.kunc.org/post/grim-search-resumes-sicily-its-feared-300-drowned The news has only gotten worse about the sea disaster near Sicily, where a ship packed with about 500 African migrants caught fire and sank on Thursday.<p>When we <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/03/228760405/dozens-dead-more-feared-lost-after-shipwreck-off-sicily" target="_blank">first posted about the tragedy</a>, the death toll stood at just under 100. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:20:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 50387 at http://www.kunc.org Grim Search Resumes Off Sicily; It's Feared 300 Drowned