01 February 2024, The Tablet

Bowing to the bosses

The Church and the Mafia

Bowing to  the bosses

A computer-generated image of Messina Denaro issued by the Italian police.
alamy/ap, Alessandro Fucarini


The death in prison last September of Matteo Messina Denaro prompted an avalanche of commentary about the passing of the last of the Godfathers. But it is not so simple; it rarely is in Sicily.



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