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Marco Bellocchio Set to Shoot Pic in June About Abducted Jewish Boy That Spielberg Had His Eye On (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. Marco Bellocchio, who is in Cannes with TV series “Esterno Notte” about the kidnapping and assassination of former Italian premier Aldo Moro by Red Brigades terrorists, is set to return behind camera in late June. The veteran Italian auteur and Cannes aficionado will reconstruct the true tale of Edgardo Mortara, a young Jewish boy who was kidnapped and forcibly raised as a Christian in 19th century Italy. Mortara was a young Jewish boy living in Bologna, Italy, who in 1858, after being secretly baptized, was forcibly taken from his family to be raised as a...
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Another opposition leader arrested in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan opposition leader Yubrank Suazo, who took part in protests against President Daniel Ortega's government in 2018, was violently arrested on Wednesday, a local human rights group said. Suazo is a director of the opposition Civic Alliance for Justice and Democracy coalition and took part in the 2018 anti-government protests in Masaya.
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Pope Francis declares 10 new saints, including one proposed as 'Patron Saint of Journalists'

Pope Francis declared 10 new saints during the first canonization ceremony at the Vatican in more than two years on Sunday. Among the 10 new saints is Titus Brandsma, a Dutch priest and journalist who was killed in a Nazi concentration camp in 1942. The others include an 18th Century Indian convert known as Devashayam, as well as four priests and four nuns who founded religious orders in Europe, according to the Associated Press.
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Pope canonises hermit, martyr and journalist

Pope Francis on Sunday canonised a Frenchman murdered in the desert, a Dutch priest killed in a Nazi concentration camp and an Indian lay convert among 10 new saints officially proclaimed on Sunday. Devasahayam Pillai, known as Lazarus, was the first Indian layman to become a saint, according to the Vatican.
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