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Costa Concordia anniversary

Today marks the first anniversary of the grounding and sinking of the Costa Concordia cruise ship off the coast of Tuscany, which killed 32 people.

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Mass held for victims of Costa Concordia disaster

Priests holding Mass for victims of the Costa Concordia disaster Credit: Reuters

A memorial Mass is being held for the 32 victims of the cruise ship Costa Concordia which ran aground on an island off the western coast of Italy a year ago today.

A minute's silence is scheduled for 9:45pm - the exact time that the cruise ship slammed into a reef near the island of Giglio.

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