Nov 15, 2013 ... "I don't know if organized criminals have the capability to do something to the
Pope. But they are certainly thinking about it."
Nov 14, 2013 ... The Vatican dismissed concerns today that Pope Francis could be a target of
Italian organized crime because his reforms threaten what one mafia expert ... "
There is no concrete reason that would lead us to worry. ... A number of Italian
judicial investigations over the years, however, have documented the ...
Jun 23, 2014 ... La Cosa Nostra didn't try to kill John Paul II — though Turkish gunman Mehmet
Ali ... Pope Francis' efforts to reform the Vatican Bank, or Institute for Religious ...
But the murder of a modern-day pope over money wouldn't be ...
Nov 13, 2013 ... If the mafia want to kill him, there's probably little that can be done to stop them, ...
Pope John Paul II and the US bishops initiated reforms in the Church in the US ...
Corruption has penetrated the highest spheres of the Vatican and Pope ... I was
so touched by what he did with the over 600 disabled people in ...
May 5, 2015 ... Pope Francis has brought in outsiders to clean up the Vatican's ... As Bloomberg
Markets magazine will report in its June issue, the Synod Hall gathering ... “We
needed to get rid of this cloud that was hanging over the church: The Vatican
Bank ... Italian prosecutors concluded in 1997 that the Sicilian Mafia .....
Nov 18, 2013 ... The Vatican on Friday downplayed reported mob threats against Pope Francis,
just two days after a high-profile anti-mafia prosecutor said Francis could be a
target ... a series of remarks saying that Francis' reform-minded agenda was ...
Francis has not been shy about blasting corruption wherever he can ...
Oct 18, 2013 ... Pope Francis is taking action, and planning more, to reform the notorious Vatican
bureaucracy. ... encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing
.... and culture of secrecy also made the bank an ideal target for criminals, ...
books, to take over the city-state's relatively new financial watchdog.
Mar 24, 2014 ... Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with relatives of innocent mafia victims, ... in
Rome's St. Gregorio VII church, just outside the Vatican, Friday, March 21, 2014.
.... kill anyone, especially because he would have to answer personally for ...
According to the authors, many of the local priests and bishops over ...
Nov 14, 2013 ... NEW YORK – The Mafia are considering assassinating Pope Francis for his anti-
corruption agenda and his threats to reform or possibly even close the Vatican
Bank, ... of state he appointed, Pietro Parolin, could take over the papacy. ... I
would urge Francis to carry guns and learn how to fight and kill, ...
Nov 15, 2013 ... Pope Francis the target of possible mafia assassination? ... Credible sources
warn his anti-corruption reforms are cutting into ... The pope, Gratteri said, “is
dismantling the Vatican's economic centres. ... But seriously, this is one the many,
many reasons that people all over the world (who are not American ...