Tag Archives: Sicily

Will Pope Francis Sleep with the Fishes?

The answer to the question posed in the title of this article is, no! The Mafia doesn’t want that kind of negative publicity. Anyway, there have always been ties between the Mafia and the Catholic Church – they’re buddies who … Continue reading

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Nearly 100 Egyptians reach Italy amid Arab exodus

Not a good sign for nations in southern Europe, particularly those on the Mediterranean. This wave of immigrants may be only the beginning if unrest continues throughout the Middle East; and there is no indication to the contrary. TGO Refer … Continue reading

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Vatican Bank mired in laundering scandal

The corruption of the Roman Catholic Church is greater than most people can possibly imagine, as it involves other entities which are viewed as “law-abiding” organizations. Catholics across the globe, ignorant and blind to the whole thing, continue to subsidize … Continue reading

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Pope to Sicilians fighting Mafia: do not fear

More BS from the Pope, although I must admit that he knows a thing or two about the Mafia, being that he’s the leader of the biggest, richest and most destructive Mafia on the planet; the Roman Catholic Church. The … Continue reading

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Island Countries

I was doing some random browsing through the internet, came across island nations and thought it would be interesting to list them. If nothing else, the following is  informative. TGO Refer to information below. Source: Wikipedia By political status Sovereign … Continue reading

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Rome priest on trial for abuse in Vatican backyard

The following paragraph, making reference to the priest currently on trial, Ruggero Conti, is taken verbatim from the article below: “In police interrogations, the boys — some as young as 13 at the time of the alleged abuse — said … Continue reading

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Reports: Italian police arrest 94 Mafia suspects

Maybe they can make a Hollywood movie out of this story. There’s nothing like a good Mob-related movie. It’s been a long time since The Godfather, Casino and Goodfellas… TGO Refer to brief story below. Source: Associated Press ROME – … Continue reading

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Italian police arrest dozens in anti-Mafia raid

So, it seems the Mafia is still active in Italy; and undoubtedly conducting business in other countries as well. I’m obviously not in favor of the Mafia, but I must admit that this is probably my favorite genre in movies. … Continue reading

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