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Italian Bishops: Mafia ‘Betray The Gospel'

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 01.04.2015 | Religion

ROME (RNS) Catholic bishops from the southern Italian region of Calabria have broken their silence and spoken out against the “inhumane” power of ...

Pope Francis To Make Second Visit To Mafia Stronghold

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) It began with the murder of an innocent 3-year-old boy who burned to death in his grandfather’s car in a Mafia ambush in January....

Police Seize Mob-Owned Resorts In Italy?

AP | Posted 03.06.2013 | World

ROME -- Police in Italy have arrested 20 people and seized some 17 seaside resorts along the southern coast in a crackdown on organized crime clans su...

Suspected Mobster Arrested In Barcelona

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

MADRID -- Authorities say they have arrested a man in Barcelona suspected of being a dangerous leading member of the Italian Calabrian mafia. The ann...

Mobsters Threaten Soccer Team Over Easter Procession

LA STAMPA/Worldcrunch | By Giuseppe Salvaggiulo | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

SANT'ONOFRIO - Last year, in this small Italian village in the southern region of Calabria, someone fired a warning shot through the front door of the...

'Ndrangheta: Italy's Most Powerful Mob Group

AP | By ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME -- Police conducted a major crackdown on the 'ndrangheta crime syndicate Tuesday, arresting scores of suspects in Italy and Germany and seeking m...

Italy Arrests 300 In Major Mob Crackdown

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MILAN — Anti-mafia prosecutors claimed a major victory over the powerful and growing 'ndrangheta crime syndicate, infiltrating intimate weddings...