13 January 2001

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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13 January 2000 - Il Messaggero

Remains of San Giovanni of Capestrano found in Rumania / Ritrovati in Romania resti del corpo di San Giovanni da Capestrano
Two scholars, Rumanian Stefan Damian and Italian Filippo De Marchis, have finally lovcated the remains of San Giovanni da Capestrano, deceased in Jlok (Croatia) on 23 october 1456. The remains disappeared in 1521, when the friars hid them for fear of the Turkish invasion. San Giovanni, the "apostle of Europe" is widely venerated in Hungary.

13 January 2000 - Il Messaggero

Avezzano - Ceremony for earthquake victims / Cerimonia per ricordare l'anniversario del terremoto, by Luigi Ricciardi
A ceremony today on Mount Salviano for the 86th anniversary of the disastrous earthquake that hit central Abruzzo on the morning of 13 january 1915, destroying many places and claiming 30,000 victims. "Survivors, says mayor Mario Spallone, were able to react courageously. And we, their heirs, ust follow that path to honor the victims".

15 January 2001 - Il Messaggero

L'Aquila - Publishing a trilogy / La Provincia ora punta sul Gran Sasso
A special edition in three volumes by Prof. Vincenzo Battista, "La via del grano" - "La terra dello zafferano" - "La via dei carrettieri" was presented yesterday. The books follow the history of local communities and their traditional economy. This year "Il Fucino, da pescatori a contadini" is expected.

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