Mediterranean island off the coast of Tuscany, Italy
The Elba is the largest island of the Tuscan Archipelago and the third largest island of Italy, with a total population of about 30,000 inhabitants.
The leader of the Catholic Church went off script to denounce the conditions refugees face after entering Europe. Pope Francis was leading a service in Rome for modern-day Christian martyrs when he made the comparison.
This week in Italy, a group of Italian Muslims founded the country’s first-ever think tank, composed both of religious and non-religious members. The new group, called Ihsan, or in Arabic… "excellence", was formed in response to concern about growing Islamphobia in a country that has historically been tolerant. Megan Williams has more from Rome.