Daily Archives: 2 December 2021

The Vatican Mafia Under John Paul II Continued

(Roberto de Mattei, One Peter Five, 01 december 2021)

Throughout long talks I had with him between 1980 and 1981, Don Mario Marini, not yet a Monsignor, explained to me that behind the official organization of the Vatican there was a “hidden directorate” headed by Monsignor Achille Silvestrini, whom he called “the Richelieu of the Vatican,” referring to Louis XIII’s Cardinal Secretary of State, Armand du Plessis de Richelieu (1585-1642), who went down in history for his skill in intrigue. leggi tutto