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Pope Francis statue unveiled - in potato field

Pope Francis statue unveiled - in potato field

The first-ever statue of Pope Francis has been unveiled in a potato field near Naples - an unorthodox homage to the fact that the Argentine pope's ancestors were farmers in northern Italy.

Anti-crisis protester climbs onto St Peter's

Anti-crisis protester climbs onto St Peter's

An Italian small business owner climbed onto the dome of St Peter's Basilica on Monday and unfurled a banner protesting against the social "massacre" going on in recession-stricken Italy.