Vatican

The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 20:35

"From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports from Mussolini’s spies inside the highest levels of the Church, will forever change our understanding of the Vatican’s role in the rise of Fascism in Europe.
 

Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance Between The Vatican, The CIA, and The Mafia

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 14:28

"This disturbing exposé describes a secret alliance forged at the close of World War II by the CIA, the Sicilian and US mafias, and the Vatican to thwart the possibility of a Communist invasion of Europe. Journalist Paul L. Williams presents evidence suggesting the existence of “stay-behind” units in many European countries consisting of five thousand to fifteen thousand military operatives.