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  1. Italian Catholic Church scrambles to explain its role in lavish Mafia boss funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Gazette

    ... - RTX1P1YI ROME (RNS) Italy reacted with disgust last week to the lavish funeral procession held for alleged Mafia boss Vittorio Casamonica, including a gilded horse-drawn carriage procession, rose petals dropped from a helicopter, and the ...

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  2. Why Was The Italian Catholic Church Involved In An Alleged Mafia Boss' Lavish Funeral?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | The Huffington Post

    ROME Italy reacted with disgust last week to the lavish funeral procession held for alleged Mafia boss Vittorio Casamonica, including a gilded horse-drawn carriage procession, rose petals dropped from a helicopter, and the "Godfather" movie soundtrack. Now the Roman Catholic Church is grappling with its role in the extravagant funeral as it wrestles with how it might continue to offer the sacraments to members of crime syndicates without appearing to condone their lifestyles.

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  3. These are the fall movies we're dying to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | SFGate

    ... Bulger (Depp), a notorious violent criminal in South Boston who became an FBI informant in order to take down a rival Mafia family invading his turf. Why we're excited to see it: Warner Bros. has been releasing trailers consistently, and the ...

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  4. Prosecutors want mother, daughter statements introduced at double murder trialRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the couple described how Roche got fired up while watching "The Boondock Saints" because he had seen a "scum bag" mafia character. He thought about Ronald Evans and wanted to "re-arrange his face a little," Roche told a trooper. They drove to the ...

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  5. Italian Catholic Church scrambles to explain its role in lavish Mafia boss funeralRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | The Washington Post

    Italy reacted with disgust last week to the lavish funeral procession held for alleged Mafia boss Vittorio Casamonica, including a gilded horse-drawn carriage procession, rose petals dropped from a helicopter, and the "Godfather" movie soundtrack. Now the Roman Catholic Church is grappling with its role in the extravagant funeral as it wrestles with how it might continue to offer the sacraments to members of crime syndicates without appearing to condone their lifestyles.

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  6. Pope Francis is not anti-capitalism. By his actions, he supports the plutocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Daily Kos

    ... powerful and politically committed of the Catholic lay groups. Detractors have likened the organization to a ' saintly Mafia' for its members control a large number of banks and financial institutions ... The tentacles of Octopus Dei , as it is ...

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  7. A draconian remnant of the war on drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... and convicted. Seizing assets of criminal gangs and drug dealers is not a good thing? It took the IRS to go after the mafia many decades ago. The Times Board fails to grasp that these criminals have learned to game the system. Perhaps the Board ...

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  8. The Mafia's war on Italy's journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Al Jazeera

    We look at the role of Italy's investigative journalists and the risks they are taking to expose the truth. Certain newspapers are actually owned or have been owned by Mafiosi, by businessmen with close ties to the Mafia.

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  9. As Tom Hardy portrays the Krays in new film Legend, meet the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | IcWolverhampton

    ... former Regional Crime Squad detective is quick to point out he had more than a little help in thwarting the Cockney mafia's outlandish bid to make the Second City their manor. Ronnie and Reggie bit off more than they could chew when they tried to ...

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  10. Rome angered over 'Godfather' themed funeral for alleged mob bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | DFW Catholic

    ... authorities, Vittorio Casamonica was "on the margins" of organized crime and hasn't surfaced as a suspect in recent mafia probes. Banners outside the church described him as the "King of Rome" and pictured him alongside the colosseum and St. Peter's ...

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  11. Thad Viers Is Confident He'll Stay Out Of JailRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | FITSNews

    ... it - without any transparency or competitive bidding process. The scandal gave rise to the term "Myrtle Beach Mafia," a corrupt political network that puts its own needs ahead of the needs of its community . Anyway, as much as we'd like to be able ...

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  12. Hollywood-style funeral for purported mobster outrages RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A horse-drawn carriage containing the coffin of purported mafia boss Vittorio Casamonica is driven past the Don Bosco church during the funeral ceremony in Rome, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Romans aghast at spiraling mafia probe have found new reason for alarm after witnessing the Hollywood-style funeral of a purported mafia boss, complete with a horse-drawn carriage, flower petals tossed from a helicopter and the theme music from "The Godfather" playing.

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  13. Italy yanks license of helicopter pilot at mafia funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | KTMF

    Mourners attend the funerals of Vittorio Casamonica, identified by officials as one of the bosses of the Casamonica clan, in Rome, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015. Romans aghast at a spiraling mafia probe have found new reason f... .

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  14. 25 fall movies we're dying to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Bulger (Depp), a notorious violent criminal in South Boston who became an FBI informant in order to take down a rival Mafia family invading his turf. Why we're excited to see it: Warner Bros. has been releasing trailers consistently, and the ...

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  15. 'I'd do it again' says priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | ANSA.it

    Rome, August 21 - The parish priest who officiated at a Rome mafia boss's Godfather-style funeral on Thursday said Friday he would do so again if asked. It also emerged Friday that the horse-drawn hearse used for Vittorio Casamonica was the same as that used for legendary comic Tot in 1967.

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  16. Vittorio Casamonica funeral: Anti-Mafia campaigners demand answers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Independent

    Anti-Mafia campaigners are demanding that the Catholic Church and Rome's police chiefs explain how and why the city honoured a notorious mob boss with a Hollywood-style funeral. The coffin of mobster Vittorio Casamonica, 65, was paraded in a gothic horse-draw carriage on Thursday afternoon, while a hovering helicopter scattered rose petals from above and an orchestra played the theme music of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather.

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  17. "King of Rome" given Godfather funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Reuters

    ... funeral added to the ire of officials. Rome has been in crisis since a probe launched last year revealed an extensive mafia structure that had infiltrated the city's government. A number of current and former officials are under investigation as the ...

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  18. Over-the-top a Godfathera funeral causes outrage in RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | New York Post

    Italy reacted with outrage on Friday to the lavish funeral held for the head of a notorious Rome crime family, with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's government launching an investigation and the beleaguered city mayor under renewed pressure to resign. Rosy Bindi, a member of Renzi's Democratic Party and president of parliament's anti-mafia committee, said the funeral was "yet another wound for Rome and humiliated all Italians."

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  19. Godfather-style funeral music played at funeral of purported mafia bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Independent

    ... cannot be defaced by those who want it to became the set of the Godfather." Read more: John Riggi dead: New Jersey Mafia boss who inspired Tony Soprano dies, aged 90 Police seize a 2bn of 'mafia assets' in huge operation across five countries ...

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  20. Poll: Most Americans Want UnionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Crooks and Liars

    ... dealing with the syndicate in his daily business dealings. Scumbags of a feather flock together, and all that. But the Mafia preyed on even otherwise honest business leaders. Its only been in recent years that the power of the mob has been ...

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