Mother Jones: Their Will Be Done — CIA and the Vatican

Corruption, Government, Vatican

"Do Not Piss Me Off!"Their Will Be Done

Let the pope keep the kingdom and the glory — the CIA wants the power.

By | July/August 1983 Issue

One day in July 1944, as the Second World War raged throughout Europe, General William “Wild Bill” Donovan was ushered into an ornate chamber in Vatican City for an audience with Pope Pius XII. Donovan bowed his head reverently as the pontiff intoned a ceremonial prayer in Latin and decorated him with the Grand Cross of the Order of Saint Sylvester, the oldest and most prestigious of papal knighthoods. This award has been given to only 100 other men in history, who “by feat of arms, or writings, or outstanding deeds, have spread the Faith, and have safeguarded and cham-pioned the Church.”

Although a papal citation of this sort rarely, if ever, states why a person is inducted into the “Golden Mili-tia,” there can be no doubt that Donovan earned his knighthood by virtue of the services he rendered to the Catholic hierarchy in World War II, during which he served as chief of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the wartime predecessor to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). In 1941, the year before the OSS was officially constituted, Donovan forged a close alliance with Father Felix Morlion, founder of a European Catholic intelligence service known as Pro Deo. When the Germans overran western Europe, Donovan helped Morlion move his base of operations from Lisbon to New York. From then on, Pro Deo was financed by Donovan, who believed that such an expenditure would result in valuable insight into the secret affairs of the Vatican, then a neutral enclave in the midst of fascist Rome. When the Allies liberated Rome in 1944, Mor-lion re-established his spy network in the Vatican; fromthere he helped the OSS obtain confidential reports provided by apostolic dele-gates in the Far East, which included information about strategic bombing targets in Japan.

Pope Pius' decoration of Wild Bill Donovan marked the beginning of a long-standing, intimate relation-ship between the Vatican and U.S. intelligence that continues to the present day. For centuries the Vatican has been a prime target of foreign espionage. One of the world's greatest repositories of raw intelligence, it is a spy's gold mine. Ecclesiastical, political and economic informa-tion filters in every day from thousands of priests, bishops and papal nuncios, who report regularly from every corner of the globe to the Office of the Papal Secretariat. So rich was this source of data that shortly after the war, the CIA created a special unit in its counterintelligence section to tap it and monitor developments within the Holy See.

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Penguin: A People’s Pope, Finally?

03 Economy, 07 Other Atrocities, 09 Justice, 11 Society, Civil Society, Commerce, Corruption, Vatican
Who, Me?
Who, Me?

The Pope Called One of the Foundations of the Global Capitalism System ‘Slavery'

Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned as “slave labour” the conditions for hundreds of workers killed in a factory collapse in Bangladesh and urged political leaders to fight unemployment in a sweeping critique of “selfish profit”.

The pope said he had been particularly struck by a headline saying workers at the factory near Dhaka were being paid just 38 euros ($50) a month.

“This is called slave labour!” the pope was quoted by Vatican radio as saying in his homily at a private mass in his residence to mark May Day.

More than 400 workers have been confirmed dead and scores are missing in the collapse, which occurred in a suburb of the capital Dhaka last week in the country's worst-ever industrial disaster.

“Today in the world this slavery is being committed against something beautiful that God has given us — the capacity to create, to work, to have dignity,” the pope said at the mass.

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Berto Jongman: Documented Catalog of Vatican Crimes Against Humanity — Millions of Babies Sold for Cash, Hundreds of Thousands of Abused Children

06 Family, 07 Other Atrocities, 10 Security, Civil Society, Corruption, Vatican
Berto Jongman
Berto Jongman

The spread sheet at the below URL has web sites in support of most entries but has not been validated by an independent authority.,

Highlights include:

USA 23,000 “orphans” in Catholic care used in human experiments/clinical trials, documented by BBN in “Guinea Pig Kids”

USA 1 million women coerced by nuns to give up babies then sold for illegal adoption and probably trade in chidlren.

USA 4 million babies allegedly removed by church from “unfit” mothers, and sold.

Canada 150,000 children classified orphans and mentally-ill within Catholic institutions, documented by “Dupeless Orphans”

Germany 70,000 chidlren alleged to have suffered beatings, sexual assault, and child labor at hands of priests and nuns within Catholic institutions.

Spreadsheet of Organized Crimes by the Catholic Church

See Also:

Canadian Truth Commission on Child Removal from Parents Over Time

Reference: Four Letters That Changed Nothing

Memoranda, Office of Management and Budget, Vatican

Appendix: Game Changing Letters that Flopped

Note:  These letters were to be included as appendices to illuminate how those in power refuse to consider, much less embrace, radical constructive ideas, however essential they might be to the 99%.    All four of these leaders – a Pope, the Secretary General of the United Nations, a sitting President of the United States of America, and a multi-billionaire with a flair for innovation – have probably not even seen these letters because they inhabit a CLOSED world.  They are surrounded by courtiers who are threatened by new ideas, and who reject all that they do not understand.

In an OPEN world, each of these individual would hear from a million voices, asking them to read the letter addressed to them, and to hold a summit for public discussion of the letter.

This post is the full text online version for ease of automated translation.  Links to the actual versions on letterhead are below the line with their full-text version.

Amazon Book Page [release date 5 June 2012]

Phi Beta Iota Book Page with Original 60 Slides (Down to 33 in Final Book)

Who’s Who in Collective Intelligence: Robert David STEELE Vivas

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Vatican, Ethics, & Truth II (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Ethics, Vatican

Full Text: Note on financial reform from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

2011-10-24 Vatican Radio

Please find, below, an unofficial translation of the Note on the reform of the international financial and monetary systems in the context of global public authority, released Monday by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.


Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace


Vatican City

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Vatican, Ethics, & Truth I (Full Text Online for Google Translate)

Ethics, Vatican

Vatican meets OWS: ‘The economy needs ethics'

Cathy Lynn Grossman

USA TODAY, 24 October 2011

St. Peter's Square, meet Zuccotti Park.

The Vatican today elaborated on Pope Benedict XVI's call for a global entity to bring justice and compassion to the world economy.

“The economy needs ethics,” says the new document released today by the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

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Penguin: Vatican Calls for World Government…Oopps

09 Justice, 11 Society, Civil Society, Cultural Intelligence, Government, IO Impotency, Vatican
Who, Me?

As Assisi takes place, Vatican announcement draws some severe commentary.  Photo from the original story.

WHOOPS! Vatican Lets Slip Plans For One World Government

Michael Brendan Dougherty

Business Insider, 24 October 2011

In a widely-expected note on the financial crisis and economic justice, Vatican officials accidently call for the establishment of a One World Global “Authority” to regulate financial markets and national governments.

After gently noting that such a project is “a complex and delicate process,” the document begins to capitalize the word, “Authority” in the most unsettling, conspiracy-launching way possible:

Photo in Original

Read commentary.

See English translation of original in unknown language (Latin?)

See Also:

Event: 26 Oct 2011 Assisi Italy Pope, Peace, & Prayer — 5th Inter-Faith Event Since 1986 — Terms of Reference…

Review: The Health of Nations–Society and Law beyond the State

Review: The Collapse of Complex Societies

Phi Beta Iota:  With the exception of the call for an “Authority” and complete ignorance of the alternatives to a new hierarchy, the Vatican document does not read as badly as the above critique suggests.  It ends with a call for “unity in truth.”  It does not address secular corruption as it should have.