Banco Ambrosiano

Banco Ambrosiano

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Banco Ambrosiano was an Italian bank which collapsed in 1982. At the centre of the bank's failure was its chairman, Roberto Calvi and his membership in the illegal masonic lodge Propaganda Due. Vatican Bank was Banco Ambrosiano's main shareholder, and the death of Pope John Paul I in 1978 is rumored to be linked to the Ambrosiano scandal, giving one of the subplots of The Godfather Part III. Vatican Bank was also accused of funneling covert United States funds to Solidarity and the Contras through Banco Ambrosiano. Franco Ratti, chairman. Carlo Canesi, senior manager then chairman of Banco Ambrosiano Holding starting from 1965. Roberto Calvi, general manager of Banco Ambrosiano since 1971, appointed chairman from 1975 to his death in June 1982. He was often referred to as "God's Banker" because of his close financial ties with the Vatican
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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136609096
  • 9786136609096