July 17, 2024

Italian Judge Giovanni Falcone was commemorated, on the 31st anniversary of his assassination, with a mass at Holy Rosary Church celebrated by Fr. Sergio Dall’Agnese. A civil ceremony followed in the Italian American Museum of Washington DC.  Francesco Isgro, President of the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center welcomed guest speaker Michela Carboniero, First Counsellor at the Embassy of Italy, and keynote speaker, Dr. Lorenzo Bucossi, Police Attache at the Embassy of Italy @ItalyinUS.  A reception followed in the museum ‘s art gallery. 

The reception was hosted by CISC Inc. and co-sponsored by local Italian and Italian American organizations, the Lido Civic Club of Washington DC, the National Italian American Foundation, the Order Sons and Daughters of America, the Abruzzo and Molise Heritage Society, Italians in DC, the Italian Cultural Society, and Holy Rosary Church. Special thanks to Simonetta Baldassari for all her contributions.