The Godfather: Part III (Paramount Pictures, 1990), is a flourishing depiction of a brutal, but sympathetic gangster. After making an incredible fortune from blood money as head of the Corleone crime family, he desires complete legitimacy in the eyes of the world: most notably within what remains of his fractured family. He invites his children, Anthony, Mary and former wife Kay, to see him receive the Order of St. Sebastian, the highest papal honor bestowed upon a private citizen for charitable works. The ceremony is performed by Archbishop Gilday, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Michael has recently formed the Vito Corleone Foundation. Mary Corleone presents a $100 million check to the Archbishop at a lavish reception in the Waldorf-Astoria, New York:
“The Vito Corleone Foundation helps the impoverished of every country, gives grants to artists, funds medical research, and is particularly dedicated to the resurrection of Sicily. Archbishop Gilday, here is a hundred million dollars for the poor of Sicily, in the name of Vito Corleone. Don’t spend it all in one place!” – Mary Corleone, (The Godfather: Part III, written, produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo. Paramount, 1990).
The enormous donation is not an act of selfless charity. It is a transparent gesture to buy spiritual redemption and becomes a twisted scheme to replace the Vatican as top shareholder for the largest landowner in the world.
The Godfather: Part III received seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, but did not win a single Oscar. cite Movie critics’ opinions were mixed. Much of the criticism came from a public unwilling to accept the premise of Vatican bankers doing business with the Mob. The Mafia kingpin’s $600 million tender would give Corleone majority shares of the largest landholder in the world, “Internazionale Immobiliare”; and help service debt incurred under Vatican Banker, Archbishop Gilday. “I am no banker…If money was lost…mea culpa.” See Business Deal . In addition, Archbishop Gilday tells Michael that his sins and that of his whole family will be washed away.
At the movie’s release, critics said the plot went too far: Catholics and Protestants recoiled at the possibility of the Vatican’s involvement with the Mafia. A long history of dark secrets is being laid bare. The revelations not only vindicate Coppola and Puzo, but also the film’s apologists. It may likely be – the plot is closer to truth than fiction. Regardless, there are undeniable parallels between the film and reality that deserve consideration. Sun Sentinel
Ancient Rome and the Vatican’s menacing pillars undergird Archbishop Gilday’s reminder to Corleone: “We have rules here, very old rules.” The Internazionale Immobiliare deal and Don Corleone himself must be approved by its European board and Pope Paul VI. Under Gilday, the Vatican has amassed a $769 million debt. Michael offers $500 million to ease the debt and purchase its majority shares in Immobiliare. Gilday uses Michael’s past to up the ante: They agree to a $600 million deal. Archbishop Gilday supports Corleone’s share purchase before the European board. Again, if approved, Corleone becomes the majority shareholder of the largest landholder in the world. A serpent-tongued Gilday has told Michael: All the Corleones’ sins can be absolved.
The board meeting in the Vatican is supposed to be a simple formality. Instead, Corleone realizes the deck is stacked against him. Even if the deal is closed, he will not wield the individual power and political influence he is accustomed to in America. His position in Europe would be a mere figurehead. In the end, Corleone’s struggle to purchase legitimacy and along with it, some semblance of redemption – will be for naught. Neither the Vatican Bank nor Internazionale Immobiliare, want to be associated with this gangster on the world stage. Vatican accountant Keinszig, “God’s banker”, tells Corleone that a consortium of Italian and European shareholders is opposed to the deal. Keinszig reminds Corleone: Tradition requires approval from Pope Paul VI. The Pope’s grave illness allows Immobiliare’s Italian Chair, (Don) Licio Lucchesi, and Swiss Vatican accountant, Frederick Keinszig to stall negotiations with Corleone. Lucchesi threatens Michael, “You will take control of our little fleet… but our ships must all sail in the same direction. Otherwise, who can say how long your stay with us will last. It’s not personal. It’s only business. You should know, Godfather.” cite Michael Corleone storms from the Vatican conference room and down the colonnade yelling, “the Borgias and the Medicis!” Godfathers of the Renaissance
Meanwhile, Corleone’s charitable endowment and another $100 million has been deposited in the Vatican Bank. Archbishop Gilday is relieved, but anxious to get control of the remainder. Despite the devoted prayers of the faithful, Pope Paul VI dies. The Corleone deal is unapproved. The conclave is called to elect a new pope; A plume of white smoke billows from the Sistine Chapel. See smoke signals . Cardinal Lamberto is elected and chooses , “John Paul I” as his papal name. Gilday is shaken as he urges Don Lucchesi to close the deal with Corleone. He warns sternly: this new Pope “does not think as we do.”
After Michael furiously departs the Immobiliare meeting, his blood sugar plummets. He is immediately comforted in the garden and given some orange juice by the kindly Cardinal Lamberto, soon-to-be Pope. Michael Corleone warns Lamberto of an internal plot: Archbishop Gilday, Don Lucchesi and God’s banker, Frederick Keinszig are planning to swindle the Vatican, the Corleone Foundation, and Corleone himself.
“I trusted this business arrangement with the archbishop. I trusted him, I was sure of his honesty beyond a doubt, But, as you can see, I’m now the victim of a swindle. They’re stalling me. Vast moneys have gone to pezzonovante [big shots] in high political places and the Vatican bank is the guarantor.” – Michael Corleone transcript
Cardinal Lamberto, now Pope John Paul I, is not in favor of the Immobiliare deal, but respected and loved by Michael, who laments, “it may be too late” to save him. Gilday’s words echo: “He does not think as we do.” The Archbishop ensures the new pope will not be a hindrance and has his bedtime tea poisoned.
Outside the world depicted in the movie, the public witnessed the sudden death of Pope John Paul I; he died only 33 days into his papacy. The conclave made history in 1978, by electing the first Polish Pope, Cardinal Karol Jozef Wojtyla. The new pope chose the name, “John Paul II.” In 1981, an assassination attempt was made against John Paul II. It was initially blamed on the his strong support of freedom for Poland, under the tyranny of the Soviet bloc. The gunman was a Turkish assassin, Mehmet Ali Agca, allegedly hired by the Russians. Agca was tried and convicted for the shooting. Conspiracies abound regarding who hired him, which Agca has fueled with a stream of deception. Agca
A more intriguing Agca insinuation is that Vatican secretary, Cardinal Agostino Casaroli was responsible for the attempt upon John Paul II. The Last Days News, on November 10, 2010 led with a piece entitled “Pope John Paul II’s Would Be Assassin Was Hired by a Cardinal in the Vatican” Twenty years after The Godfather: Part III, Agca fuels another conspiracy: one that the film has already portrayed. “Without the help from some priests and cardinals I could not have done it” confession
Vatican Bank Scandal and Banco Ambrosiano
Rumors of a real bank scandal plagued The Vatican during the election of Cardinal Albino Luciani. At his papal election in 1978, he chose the name, “John Paul I”. Pope John Paul I was found dead only 33 days after his election. As depicted in the film, he died in his bed with a book on his chest and a table lamp on. In a book about the death of Pope John Paul I, (In God’s Name. Bantam, 1984), author David Yallop theorizes the Pope was murdered over his desire to reform the Vatican Bank following the Banco Ambrosiano scandal.
The Banco Ambrosiano scandal
“Banco Ambrosiano was an Italian bank that collapsed in 1982. At the center of the bank’s failure was its chairman, Roberto Calvi, and his membership in the illegal Masonic Lodge, Propoganda Due’ (P2). Author David Yallop writes, “… the Vatican Bank was Banco Ambrosiano’s main shareholder.”read more
“… David Yallop believes that bank chairman Calvi, with the assistance of P2, may have been responsible for the death of Pope John Paul I, who was openly planning to reform Vatican finances. This is one of many conspiracy theories following the Pope’s untimely death, later ruled a heart attack. Chairman Calvi’s family maintains that he was an honest man who was manipulated by others. Roberto Calvi was found dead in London in 1982. Investigators ruled his cause of death was murder. Italian magistrates indicted P2’s Lodge headmaster, Licio Gelli and Sicilian mobster, Giuseppe Calo for Calvi’s murder; Gelli is said to have killed Calvi to punish him for embezzlement of the bank’s and the mafia’s money; the mafia was said to have wanted Calvi dead to keep him from testifying about its deals with the bank. All of those arrested in connection with Calvi’s death were acquitted.”more from Yallop
“… an organization said to be a Masonic Lodge under the Grand Orient of Italy. It is said to have been founded in 1877. The public became aware of the P2 organization once investigations began into the collapse of a Sicilian mobster’s financial empire. P2 has sometimes been referred to as a ‘shadow government’ “. More on P2
Michele Sindona (Gambino Crime Family)
“…was an Italian banker and convicted felon. Known in banking circles as “The Shark”, Sindona was a member of P2, #0501, a secret lodge within Italian Freemasonry, and had clear connections to the Sicilian Mafia. The Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry…concluded that… P2 lodge was a secret criminal organization” (aka mafia, mob, ring, underworld or syndicate)Sindona
Back to The Godfather: Part III
Don Altobello, an 80-year-old Tattaglia crime family boss, seeks to ride Michael’s coattails into the legitimate world. He donates $1,000,000 to The Vito Corleone foundation, and tries to make a place for himself in the Internazionale Immobiliare acquisition. Michael refuses. Don Corleone has now become “a stone in the shoe” of Altobello. The refusal prompts Altobello to hire the assassin, Mosca to remove him. On the way to kill Corleone, Mosca kills his beloved Sicilian protector, Don Tommasino. In a moment of grief, Michael hands the reigns over to nephew, Vincent Mancini – now a “Corleone“. As Michael mourns Tommasino, Vincent blames Altobello, Lucchesi, P2 and others even higher up for the murder. He warns his uncle that Mosca is coming for him: “He never misses”.
Where Truth Meets Fiction
In The Godfather: Part III, Licio Lucchesi, Sicilian mobster and member of P2, is a financial and political genius who represents the business interests of Immobiliare and mob control of the Vatican Bank. Don Altobello and Don Lucchesi plan the bank swindle and hire assassin, Mosca. Corleone’s conversation with Cardinal Lamberto foreshadows what is to come. Don Licio Lucchesi’s ruthless character is a composite of two historic personalities: Giulio Andreotti, seven-time Prime Minister of Italy, and Italian financier, Calo Gelli. Gelli was headmaster of the Italian P2 Lodge and primary operator in the collapse of Banco Ambrosiano. He was also tied to conspiracies related to the sudden death of Pope John Paul I.
In the film, Frederick Keinszig is a Vatican accountant and one of the conspirators who attempts to trick Michael Corleone. God’s Banker is shown, hung from a London bridge with money blowing down from his pockets. Keinszig is based upon the real life Roberto Calvi and the Banco Ambrosiano scandal, above. Roberto Calvi was known to carry around a copy of Puzo’s “The Godfather“, everywhere he went. He met a violent end: hanging from Blackfriar’s Bridge in London, pockets stuffed with $15,000 in three different currencies. more
“Power wears out those who do not have it” is a quote famously attributed to seven-term Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti. In the film, Lucchesi meets his fate at the hands of Corleone soldier Calo, who hisses, “Power wears out those who do not have it!” Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola do not miss details. Consider the many parallels and find a script.
Societa Generale Immobiliare
Once the largest real estate and construction company in Italy, Societa Generale Immobiliare (“Immobiliare”) was founded in Turin in 1862 and later relocated its offices to Rome. The company bought large amounts of land and developed many residential buildings . Immobiliare’s largest shareholder was The Vatican. The Godfather: Part III depicts Immobiliare as the world’s largest landowner.
By the late 1960’s, Mario Puzo completed bestseller, “The Godfather”, (G.P. Putnam & Sos., March, 1969). The Vatican sold most of its Immobiliare shares to Gulf + Western, which took control of Paramount Pictures in 1966. Paramount Pictures distributed all three Godfather films in 1972, 1974 and 1990. There are no coincidences. Hollywood connections
Societa Generale Immobiliare is the predecessor of Group SGI, which was brought under the control of Opus Dei in the early 1990s. This happened around the time The Godfather: Part III was released. SGI was also involved in the Italian scandal, Banco Ambrosiano.
Immobiliare (not Group SGI), currently has a presence near the Vatican, and identifies itself as, “The number 1 property website in Italy.” It is unclear whether the Vatican has any interests in this Immobiliare. today
La Societa’ Generale Immobiliare Italia Srl Founded in 1994 and located at Via Monte Napoleone 18 Milano, Italy 20121 – is listed simply in Bloomberg as a builder of single family homes.
“Founded in 1928, Opus Dei is Latin for “Work of God”. The organization was declared a ‘personal prelature’ by John Paul II in 1982. This meant Opus Dei could structure itself with a prelate, clergy, and lay members; all members united in carrying out…pastoral activities through a specific spiritual path that [unlike other dioceses] isn’t limited to geography.”
Worldwide, Opus Dei has “roughly 92,000 members, of whom some 2000 are priests. Despite its many priests, the majority of members are women, who form…57% of the prelature “. more
Opus Dei’s mission is to recruit laypersons, from pre-teens to adults, for the purpose of realization that holiness may be achieved through one’s vocation; whether scrubbing floors in the halls of Opus Dei, or winning at Wimbledon. Holiness can be achieved and need not be reserved for clerics. Clerics engage in devout prayer and confession on a regular basis. Depending on their life’s work, members contribute all, or a portion of their wages to Opus Dei. There is a hierarchy within the organization, the levels of which are determined by the amount of money or personal time one invests. In some cases, 100% of time and money is pledged to Opus Dei. Power and access to secret doctrine is reserved for those in the higher echelons. Active recruitment of members is expected at certain levels. One cannot simply apply or join, but must be selected for membership.
The levels are, starting at the top: Supernumeraries, a civil designation for laity, professors, judges, actors, etc. About 70% of members are in this category. Numeraries, the second largest group at 20%, are celibate clerics and are required to be fully available for official Opus Dei activities. The next level is Numerary Assistants, reserved for women. Their full availability is required to serve the domestic needs of the conference and residential centers of the prelature. Numerary Assistants live in special centers and do not have jobs on the outside. see more
Although the group is supposedly comprised of members from all vocations and professions, the group is known to target especially well-to-do doctors, lawyers, politicians, sports figures, rock stars, movie moguls and actors. There is no official register for Opus Dei. Numbers reported are approximate at best. Some say the organizational structure resembles a Ponzi scheme. Opus Dei is shrouded in secrecy with a “… covert inclination to dominate the world with a form of Christian Masonry.” (Andres Vasquez de Prada: The Founder of Opus Dei. The Life of Josemaria Escriva. Vol II God and Daring. Scepter Pub. 1997, p.387). see overview
DaVinci Code and Opus Dei
Actor, director and Hollywood producer, Ron Howard’s film, (The DaVinci Code. Columbia Pictures, 2006), portrays a man who belongs to Opus Dei: the ghostly albino, Silas. His monk-like character is a murderous and obsessively devout practitioner of self-mortification and flagellation. He is shown deeply scarred from the painful practice. Silas wears a metal cilice around his thigh, so that it pierces his skin. The cilice resembles a pronged dog collar with smaller, sharper tines. This controversial practice is likened to physical pain and suffering endured for one’s job, professional advancement, hobbies or pursuit of health and physical fitness. However, the act of mortification is viewed historically as one practiced by a devoted follower who desires to be holy, at least according to Opus Dei.
The website ODAN (Opus Dei Awareness Network) is in the process of converting all its records about the questionable practices of Opus Dei to a suitable format for online research. You may visit the site, last update: 12/2018 by clicking here: https://odan.org
McCarrick – Cardinal to Elites of Washington, D.C.
Recent headlines have put the spotlight on Opus Dei as Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick was defrocked by Pope Francis over sexual misconduct allegations. McCarrick was the former Archbishop of Washington, D.C. and Newark, New Jersey. He is one of many high ranking priests in the Catholic Church who are identified as part of Opus Dei. See: Bing
“Christopher Bellitto, a professor of church history at New Jersey’s Kean University, told the National Catholic Reporter, ‘It’s as if the Borgias and the Medicis [have social media] accounts’…” exposed An infuriated Michael Corleone’s curses echo in the halls of Opus Dei and the Church.
In October, 2019, Catholics will gather near the Vatican to pray for the church in her hour of need. Read full article by Diane Montagna from lifesite.com here: September 6, 2019
Writer Beverly Tran exposes Opus Bono, an underground organization founded in the urban blight of Michigan. Its purpose is to physically board and legally protect priests who have been accused of sexual assault. According to Tran, Opus Bono has allegiance with Opus Dei. Tran writes, “Michigan Uncloaks The First Layer of ‘The Boys’ Trafficking Tiny Humans – The Joy of Priesthood – Opus Bono Sacredotii“. Tran announces Michigan has no legal age limit to marry a tiny Christian girl. She claims “the networks run deep and very very dark.” Construction workers and technicians within the nondescript buildings, describe the organization’s real estate purchase near an elementary school, and installation of cameras facing the playground. pedoshelter
“Opus Bono successfully forged networks reaching all the way to the Vatican.”
Q anon and The Godfather: Part III
“My dear children, it is now better than several years since I moved to New York, and I haven’t seen you as much as I would like to. I hope you will come to this ceremony of Papal honors, given for my charitable work. The only wealth in the world is children, more than all the money and power on Earth. You are my treasure…” – Michael Corleone
In this excerpt of his letter to his beloved children, Michael Corleone answers a question posed by QAnon, the cryptic, patriotic online phenomenon. Within thousands of posts made by Qanon, he broaches a subject that has led followers to the most jagged Red Pill patriots have choked upon: the worldwide trafficking of children for sexual exploitation and money. Bought and sold for organ harvesting and living donorship, our children’s blood is consumed by Satanic elites around the world. Following indescribable ritualistic torture and murder, the blood ritual is intended to induce a most pleasurable effect within the evil ones who partake. This demonic sickness presents the greatest challenge of our time. When the battle is won, the blood of innocents shall be shed no more.
Silent Scream (spoiler alert)
The film’s apex, accompanied by the score of Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, is a bloody shootout on the steps of Teatro Massimo Opera House in Sicily. Mosca’s bullet, intended for Michael, pierces the heart of Mary Corleone. A growing circle of blood on her golden gown reveals the dark mortal wound. Al Pacino’s character reaction to Mary’s shooting is considered by many: one of the greatest cinematic portrayals of human agony and anguish. Biased by a 30+ year fascination with the Godfather Trilogy, this writer believes Pacino’s silent scream and bodily transformation is the greatest portrayal of unspeakable pain and visceral grief . Those who have experienced such tragedy will find the scene remarkable and gut-wrenching. It is a scene from which some must avert their eyes. It is a tragedy that Francis Ford Coppola experienced after his son was killed in a gruesome boat accident in 1986.
Anguish for Today
Corleone’s anguish over Mary embodies the revulsion and horror felt by those who know about, and those who ponder: thousands of babies and children murdered around the world, every day. The losses from abortion and child trafficking are beyond our capacity to comprehend. Surely these little ones, trafficked and abused, have plead or screamed aloud for mercy. How long will we tread upon, or avert our eyes from what remains of their little bones? For their cause: Justice, “Patriots Fight!” With the hand of God Himself upon us, there will be triumph over the demonic forces that shed innocent blood.
John 15:5 I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
Luke 17:2 It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.
“My signatures all reference upcoming events about to drop if this hasn’t been caught… Godfather III” – Q (qanon.pub/?q=….Nov 5 2017 00:12:48 (EST) No.148022342 Anonymous ID: v3eCc2tY 87