ROME (RNS) In November, famed anti-mob prosecutor Nicola Gratteri said Pope Francis’ financial reforms at the Vatican were making the Calabrian mob “very nervous” and could prompt death threats.
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ROME (RNS) The Vatican’s chief spokesman told reporters on Friday that the Vatican was “extremely calm” regarding a possible mob threat against Pope Francis.
ROME (RNS) Pope Francis has spoken out strongly against organized crime in the past, specifically naming the country’s four main organized crime groups last May.
ROME (RNS) “Being a Christian is incompatible with having links to Mafia organizations,” said a Sicilian bishop who won’t allow church funerals for convicted mobsters.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) A Vatican-sponsored event in the mother country of the mafia, Sicily, wants to revive the church's role in fighting the cultural roots of organized crime. By Alessandro Speciale.