Propaganda Due (Italian pronunciation:[propaˈ ɡanda ˈduːe]), or P2, was a Masonic lodge operating under the jurisdiction of the Grand Orient of Italy from 1945 to 1976 (when its charter was withdrawn), and a pseudo-Masonic, "black", or "covert" lodge operating illegally (in contravention of Article 18 of the Constitution of Italy banning secret associations) from 1976 to 1981. During the years that the lodge was headed by Licio Gelli, P2 was implicated in numerous Italian crimes and mysteries, including the collapse of the Vatican-affiliated Banco Ambrosiano, the murders of journalist Mino Pecorelli and banker Roberto Calvi, Notable people on Gelli's list
Receipt for membership of Silvio Berlusconi to the P2 masonic lodgeSome notable individuals include:
Silvio Berlusconi, businessman, future founder of the Forza Italia political party and Prime Minister of Italy.
Michele Sindona, banker linked to the Mafia.
Roberto Calvi, so-called "banker of God", allegedly killed by the Mafia.
Umberto Ortolani, leading P2-member.
Federico Umberto D'Amato, leader of an intelligence cell (Ufficio affari riservati) in the Italian Minister of Interior.
General Giuseppe Santovito, head of the military intelligence service SISMI (1978–1981).
Admiral Giovanni Torrisi, Chief of the General Staff of the Army.
General Giulio Grassini, head of the intelligence service SISDE (1977–1981).
General Pietro Musumeci, deputy director of Italy's military intelligence service, SISMI.
General Franco Picchiotti.
General Giovambattista Palumbo.
General Raffaele Giudice, commander of the Guardia di Finanza (1974–1978). Appointed by Giulio Andreotti, Giudice conspired with oil magnate Bruno Musselli and others in a lucrative tax fraud of as much as $2.2 billion.
General Orazio Giannini, commander of the Guardia di Finanza (1980–1981). On the day the list was discovered Giannini phoned the official in charge of the operation, and told him (according the official's testimony to the parliamentary commission): "You better know that you've found some lists. I'm in those lists – be careful, because so too are all the highest echelons (I understood 'of the state')... Watch out, the Force will be overwhelmed by this."
Carmine Pecorelli, a controversial journalist assassinated on March 20, 1979. He had drawn connections in a May 1978 article between the kidnapping of Aldo Moro and Operation Gladio.
Maurizio Costanzo, popular television talk show host of Mediaset programmes (Mediaset is Berlusconi's commercial television network).
Pietro Longo, secretary of the Italian Democratic Socialist Party (PSDI).
Fabrizio Cicchitto, member of the Italian Socialist Party, who later joined Berlusconi's centre-right party Forza Italia.
Federico Carlos Barttfeld (Argentina), ambassador to Yugoslavia from 1991 to 1995, under-secretary of state in Néstor Kirchner's government, relieved of his functions in 2003 following allegations of involvement in the Dirty War.
Emilio Massera (Argentina), a member of the military junta led by Jorge Rafael Videla in Buenos Aires from 1976 to 1978.
José López Rega (Argentina), Argentinian minister of Social Welfare in Perón's government, founder of the Argentine Anticommunist Alliance ("Triple A").
Cesar De la Vega,(Argentina)
Raúl Alberto Lastiri,(Argentina) President from 13 July 1973 until 12 October 1973
Alberto Vignes,(Argentina) minister of Argentina
Carlos Alberto Corti,(Argentina) admiral from Argentina[37 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propaganda_Due