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  • The Greatest Conspiracy

    08/14/2004 3:37:15 AM PDT · by littlepaddle · 6 replies · 1,005+ views
    November 2000 THE GREATEST CONSPIRACY THE EDITOR A few months back, during social chit-chat which turned with predictable concern to the modern plague of clerical apostasy, a venerable member of the Society of Jesus recounted various word of mouth histories of Communist infiltration of the Jesuits. These included two men sent to join the Society in Italy and Spain by their respective national Communist Parties - the former having left to return to the Party in the early 1950s after more than a dozen years of study and actual ordination; the latter leaving the Society before ordination a decade ago....
  • An end to the mystery of God's Banker?

    04/04/2004 1:36:16 PM PDT · by Tlaloc · 15 replies · 538+ views
    bbc ^ | 31 March, 2004 | Chris Summers
    Twenty-two years after the body of God's Banker, Roberto Calvi, was found hanged under London's Blackfriars Bridge, his death remains a compelling mystery. But with four people facing a murder trial in Italy, his son is hoping for an answer at last. The death of your father is always going to be traumatic. But for Carlo Calvi the tragedy has been made worse by political intrigue, shady business practices and tales of mafia connections. An original inquest into the death of Roberto Calvi, who was found on the morning of 18 June 1982, returned a verdict of suicide. But his...
  • New clue turns up in 'God's banker' death

    10/18/2002 9:25:26 PM PDT · by Tlaloc · 8 replies · 411+ views
    The Guardian ^ | October 14, 2002 | Philip Willan
    Italian investigators have discovered a safety deposit box belonging to Roberto Calvi some 20 years after "God's banker" was found hanging from scaffolding under Blackfriars Bridge in London. The safety deposit box, held at a Milan branch of the Banco Ambrosiano of which Calvi was chairman, reportedly contained a builder's brick, newspaper articles dating from the summer of 1981 and documents which police hope will help them to solve the puzzle of the banker's death. One mystery they will seek to clarify is how the bank safe remained unnoticed for all these years. It was registered in the names of...
  • New look at 'God's banker' case: scandal involving the Vatican, freemasonry and the Mafia

    10/02/2002 5:21:49 AM PDT · by chance33_98 · 8 replies · 452+ views
    New look at 'God's banker' case 02.10.2002 LONDON - Italian magistrates are to reopen a murder investigation into the death of Roberto Calvi, the banker at the heart of a scandal involving the Vatican, freemasonry and the Mafia, who was found hanging from Blackfriars Bridge in London in June 1982. The Calvi case was one of the great criminal mysteries of modern times. In the 20 years since his death, it has never been established whether he was murdered or committed suicide after his Banco Ambrosiano collapsed in a US$1.2 billion bankruptcy. The new investigation is the result of...