17 February 2000

The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.

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17 February 2000 - Il Messaggero

Maiella - A documentary on German TV networks / Documentario sulle tv della Germania
"La Majella: Bergland der Eremiten", a 40-minute documentary starting from the Hermitage of San Giovanni sul Morrone centering on the figure of Celestino V, will be shown on a number of TV channels.

17 February 2000 - Il Messaggero

Chieti - Parish on the web searching for saint's arm / Anche la parrocchia "in rete" in cerca del Santo, by Agnese Pellegrini
The Parrocchia di San Giustino has established a website to collect any possible information on the Saint's arm stolen along with a silver bust in 1983. Monsignor Antonio Chinni believes the theft was ordered by expert collectors and the long-cherished relic may be somewhere in the world.

17 February 2000 - Il Centro

Popoli - Ancient cedar trees felled / Abbattuti i vecchi cedri, by Walter Teti
A symbol for the whole town, the majestic trees were cut down by the railway administration. In vain Mayor Cafarelli tried to stop the action. the railway people say the trees had become a danger to train traffic. Again nature and traditions were defeated by the needs of progress.

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