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By Norman Lewis

The Honoured Society describes how the U.S. military lower back the Mafia to energy in 1944, after Mussolini got here as regards to destroying them. It appears on the Mafia of their native land - how in trying to shield Sicily for the Sicilians within the face of numerous invasions it infiltrated each element of the island's lifestyles, corrupting landowners, the police, the judiciary or even the church. in a single chilling bankruptcy Norman Lewis information the escapades of eighty-year-old Padre Camelo, who led his priests on sprees of homicide and extortion, often utilizing the confessional field for transmitting threats.

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