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Italian Catholic newspaper endangered as government cuts subsidies

Catholic World News - January 03, 2012

Avvenire, the daily newspaper owned by the Italian bishops’ conference, faces severe financial pressure because of a cut in government subsidies to the newspaper industry.

Avvenire is one of 100 newspapers that could eventually be forced out of business because of the budget cuts. The most likely candidates for extinction, however, are small local newspaper.

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  • Posted by: BobJ70777069 - Jan. 03, 2012 9:49 PM ET USA

    Whether it's adoption services, help for women who are pregnant by rape or incest, or the publication of magazines, we have to learm to avoid the false atttractiveness of government subsidy.

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