Tag: Giovanni Falcone

Italian Magistrate, Romina Incutti Speaks at Ceremony Remembering the Assassination of Giovanni Falcone

Italian Magistrate, Romina Incutti Speaks at Ceremony Remembering the Assassination of Giovanni Falcone

| May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Italian and Italian-American community in Washington, DC, recently commemorated the 26th anniversary of the assassination by the Mafia of Italian judge and prosecuting magistrate Giovanni Falcone, with a memorial mass celebrated at Holy Rosary Church and a reception at the Casa Italiana Sociocultural Center. At the conclusion of the mass, special remarks both in […]

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Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

Lido Civic Club Honors Anna and Francesco Isgro for Their Community Service

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Lido Civic Club of Washington, DC recently honored Anna and Francesco Isgro for their community service at its annual Italian American Congressional Delegation Reception. Thomas Stallone Sr., the event’s chair, introduced Fr. Ezio Marchetto, pastor of Holy Rosary Church who gave the invocation. Lido President Thomas Regnante introduced the honorees. Francesco Isgro is a […]

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At Holy Rosary Church Remembering Giovanni Falcone 25 years since his assassination

At Holy Rosary Church Remembering Giovanni Falcone 25 years since his assassination

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual commemoration of Italian Judge Giovanni Falcone, who was assassinated in Sicily 25 years ago, was held on May 21, at Holy Rosary Church, with a Mass celebrated by Fr. Ezio Marchetto, followed by an address by Francesco Isgrò, senior litigation attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. Giovanni Falcone, a prominent anti-Mafia magistrate […]

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Annual Mass in Commemoration of Magistrate Judge Giovanni Falcone

Annual Mass in Commemoration of Magistrate Judge Giovanni Falcone

| May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annual Mass in commemoration of the assassination of Giovanni Falcone will be held at Holy Rosary Church on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.  Franco Impala’, First Secretary at the Italian Embassy in Washington D.C., and the recipient of two scholarships awarded by the Giovanni and Francesca Falcone Foundation will deliver brief remarks. […]

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Maria Falcone, Sister of the late Mafia Prosecutor Giovanni Falcone Visits FBI

Maria Falcone, Sister of the late Mafia Prosecutor Giovanni Falcone Visits FBI

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

On November 12, 2014,  Maria Falcone, the sister of  the late prosecutor Giovanni Falcone, and founder of the Falcone Foundation, visited  the FBI’s headquarter in Washington, along with Italian Justice Minister Andrea Orlando and Italian Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero.  Following the visit, the FBI issued the following statement: Giovanni Falcone will always be remembered as a prosecutor who devoted […]

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Giovanni Falcone: An Italian Hero   –    Photo Exhibit at Italian Cultural Institute

Giovanni Falcone: An Italian Hero – Photo Exhibit at Italian Cultural Institute

| May 22, 2012

Twenty years have passed since Judge Giovanni Falcone, his wife Francesca Morvillo and his three bodyguards, Antonio Montinari, Rocco Di Cillo and Vito Schifani, were killed in Capaci, Sicily, on May 23, 1992. Throughout his life Giovanni Falcone fought organized crime strenuously and was instrumental in a series of effective actions against it. More importantly, […]

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