April 17, 2012

The Vatican's Mob Murder Mystery

Barbie Latza Nadeau, The Daily Beast

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Almost 30 years ago the teenage daughter of a Vatican employee disappeared. Now Italian authorities want to know if she's buried with a Mafia don on the grounds of a Vatican church - and how much Holy See officials know about her disappearance.

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TAGGED: Italy, Catholic Church, Vatican, Roman Catholic Church


April 4, 2012
Europe's Financial Maginot Line
Desmond Lachman, The American
In 1940, the Maginot Line proved woefully ineffective in protecting France from a German invasion, despite the great amount spent on its construction and the high hopes placed on its impregnability. One has to wonder whether... more ››