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Pope Francis, Algy Temple and the ‘ndrangheta

Posted by: J. J. Partridge on 6/27/2014

Pope Francis has been speaking out against the dreaded n’dranghita, the criminal cartel that controls Calabria on the Boot Of Italy. Labeled as more dangerous and vicious than the Mafia, he is outspoken in the denunciation of the secretive and malicious band that now operates all over the Continent and in the USA. Less known here than the Mafia, it wields power wherever it can extort and operate.”Scratched,” the new Algy Temple thriller to be published by Koehler Books, is the first crime novel published in the US that confronts the n’dranghita and describes its operations. More to come.

Pope Francis courageously and rightly condemns these gangs that terrorize large swaths of southern Italy as can been seen in the links: