Nation-wide lockdown puts Italy to a quiet halt. The high population of elderly citizens is a factor causing soaring mortality rates from the corona outbreak in the country.
CITIES in Italy suddenly look vacant. On March 10, Petrus Dori, a pastor from Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, visited the Rome Police Station—not far from Vatican—to extend his residence permit. “The station was closed because of the coronavirus,” Petrus said on Friday, March 13.
Petrus, a doctoral student at Rome’s faculty of education at Università Pontificia Salesiana, saw an announcement at the police station...