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Would the Mafia target Pope Francis over Vatican reforms? - CNN.com

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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."

Pope Francis Not in Danger From Mafia, Vatican Says - ABC News

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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 ...

Would the Mafia ever order a hit on Pope Francis? - The Week

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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 ...

Prosecutor warns of a mob threat against Pope Francis | Religion ...

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Nov 13, 2013 ... ROME (RNS) Pope Francis has spoken out strongly against ... is most active, said the pope's effort to reform the church is making the 'Ndrangheta "very nervous." ... If the mafia want to kill him, there's probably little that can be done to stop ... Pingback: Vatican downplays mafia threats against...

The scandal at the Vatican bank - FT.com

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Dec 6, 2013 ... The arrest, and the headlines that screamed across the Italian press, was the .... Mafia victim: Roberto Calvi? .... Accounts are being targeted when a client has been found to no ... How far the Vatican reforms go depends on the man at the top. ... Pope Benedict did not touch it because he had no interest in ...

Pope Francis Reforms a Vatican Bank Steeped in Dan Brown ...

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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 ... Italian prosecutors concluded in 1997 that the Sicilian Mafia ..... Drillers targeting crude in the U.S. added 41 rigs over the past four weeks, Baker Hughes Inc. data show.

Pope Francis May Be Risking His Life by Taking on the Mafia - The ...

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Jun 23, 2014 ... Pope Francis May Be Risking His Life by Taking on the Mafia ... to guide the Cosa Nostra from his secret hideout to kill, threaten, extort and rob. ... act and the pope's words did not reflect a change in Canon law on the matter). ... Reform- minded Francis has not been afraid to tackle the Vatican's burgeoning ...

Pope Francis speaks out against NWO & globalization - Viewzone

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He explained the mob's anger with the Pope centers on the Vatican Bank, which the new pontiff has ... trying to help smuggle tens of millions of euros across Europe using a private plane in July 2012. ... The Pope's reforms threaten that arrangement and will anger organized crime. ... "There are so many ways to kill a pope...

Pope Francis Is Cleaning Up The Church's Corruption And Pissing ...

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Nov 15, 2013 ... Pope Francis the target of possible mafia assassination? ... Italian mafia? Credible sources warn his anti-corruption reforms are cutting into their profits. Will Pope Francis wake up with a horse's head in his bed or will he end up sleeping with the fishes? Neither, according to the Vatican but you never know.

Mozzarella Mamma The Catholic Church and the Mafia - Mozzarella ...

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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 ...

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Pope Francis 'is mafia target after campaigning against corruption ...

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Nov 13, 2013 ... Prosecutor says pope's attempt to bring transparency to Vatican is making mobsters agitated. ... has backed reform at the Vatican's bank, which has been suspected ... raided a mafia hideout which did not contain a religious image. ...... No conspiracy theories to ponder over for the next fifty years year then?

Prosecutor warns of a mafia threat against Pope Francis | National ...

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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 ... church as well as our Pope. this is the time people all over the world ...

Pope Francis launches reform of Vatican bureaucracy, with cleanup ...

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Oct 18, 2013 ... Pope Francis is taking action, and planning more, to reform the notorious Vatican ... encouraged by a free market, will inevitably succeed in bringing about .... and culture of secrecy also made the bank an ideal target for criminals, enveloping the institution in scandals involving Mafia cash and corrupt clerics.