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Pope Francis reportedly promises "solutions" to priests' celibacy

Pope Francis kisses a baby as he greets the crowd in Isernia, southern Italy, on July 5, 2014, during a one day visit in the Molise region.


Related Topix: Journalism, Pope Benedict XVI

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Hindustan Times

Land grabbed with police help ministers backing Moga NRI

The allegations of Toronto-based Nirmal Singh belie the claims of quick justice to non-resident Indians in Punjab.


Related Topix: World News, India,

Secret Sicilian Mafia childhood of middle-aged, middle-class, tea-drinking illustrator from Surrey

Frank Scannella seems like the average British-born bloke - until he recalls his youth growing up as a gang member in his family's native Italy A fun-loving 53-year-old dad, he loves his football.


Babalu Blog

Carrying on the family business: Hugo Chavez's daughter caught in corruption scandal

Corruption came naturally to Venezuela's deceased dictator Hugo Chavez, and with the help and training of Cuba's Castro mafia, the masters of criminal corruption, he parlayed it into a family business that stole billions of dollars for themselves and their cronies.


Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, Argentine, MI, Conservative Political News, US News

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Mafia II (PC) review

Mafia II is an open world adventure game developed by 2k Czech and published by 2k games.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

English Dong-A

Gang with guns

Gang with guns . JULY 12, 2014 03:12. . The 2011 South Korean box-office hit "Nameless Gangster: Rules of Time" was a crime movie against the backdrop of Busan in the 1980s.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia,

Ex-hit man walks away from road rage incident

This Saturday the legendary '60s band of Susan Jacks, Craig McCaw and Satwant Singh meet up with musicians from the New Pornographers, Destroyer and Black Mountain at the Khatsahlano Block Party.


Related Topix: Canada, Prison,

Babalu Blog

'Cuba Experts' explain the Castro mafia's noble...

The headlines blaring earlier this month that Cuba's dictatorship only managed to sell 50 cars in six months was certainly an embarrassment for all those who either ignorantly or maliciously support the apartheid Castro regime.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Raul Castro, US News, Conservative Political News

Positivity: Calabrian police take stand against mafia following Pope's visit

Two weeks after Pope Francis' harsh condemnation of mafia corruption in the Italian region of Calabria, police abandoned a Marian procession which paused to bow in front of the house of a mafia leader.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI

Pope Francis vs. Mafia: No piety among mobsters

Pope Francis didn't mince words during a recent visit to Calabria in southern Italy.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Opinion

Phila. man, 57, convicted in home-invasion robbery

Teens who commit crimes often age out of such conduct by their mid-30s, criminologists say.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Cheltenham, PA, Philadelphia, PA

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Neal Stephenson's Camp of the Sinners

Neal Stephenson's 1992 sci-fi novel Snow Crash is about the San Fernando Valley in a near future when the state has withered away and the world is run by various ethnic mafias such as the Cantonese mafia and the Sicilian Mafia mafia .


The Wave

Film shines light on government corruption

This blistering account of Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger and his partnership with the FBI is so hard-hitting about crime and government corruption that it leaves you shaking.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Jack Nicholson

BBC News

Italy church parade sparks mafia row

The Catholic bishop of a small diocese in southern Italy has suspended all church processions after a parade took a detour to salute a mafia boss who was under house arrest.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, World News

The New York Observer

Cage in a Rage: A Belligerent Father Goes Vigilante in This 'Taken'-Themed Rip-off

Nicolas Cage has made so many bad movies it's hard to remember he was good enough to win an Oscar for the devastating Leaving Las Vegas .


Related Topix: Celebrities, Nicolas Cage

Jet City Improv Presents Wise Guys, Now thru 8/22

Inspired by great mafia stories like The Godfather and The Sopranos comes Jet City Improv's newest original feature-length comedy Wise Guys.


Related Topix: Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Europe tightens curbs on organ trafficking

The Council of Europe adopted a new international convention to make organ trafficking a criminal offence, giving the police greater scope to hunt mafia groups involved in the trade across borders.


National Post

Parole of convicted mob killer notorious for his explosive temper tested by road raging motorist

One danger of road rage is never knowing who is driving the car you are irate over.


Related Topix: Prison, Canada, Drugs

West Australian

Vatican appoints new chief for scandal-dogged bank

The Vatican on Wednesday named a French businessman to head up its scandal-plagued bank as part of a radical overhaul ordered by Pope Francis after a year-long inquiry.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI


Spain arrests 32 in swoop on suspected members of Italy's Camorra

Spanish police have arrested 32 suspected members of Italy's Camorra crime group they say were involved in drug trafficking, extortion, fraud and money laundering, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration