The Pope - My Fake Diary
Friday, 24 August 2012
I was concerned to see in the Trumpet on the web:
The Vatican, the Butcher of Ethiopia, and Hitler's Pope - Two events publicised over recent days carry with them unpleasant memories of the Vatican's historic connection with, and support of, fascist causes-and personalities.
British political economist Rodney Atkinson alerted us to the following release by The Global Alliance for Justice: "The Ethiopian Cause condemns in the strongest terms the Italian government's construction of an official memorial to the convicted war criminal Field Marshal Rodolfo Graziani" (August 18).
Why are Ethiopians so incensed at the Italian government honouring one of their country's wartime field marshals in this manner? The reason for their indignation is as morally legitimate as is the condemnation of all perpetrators of fascist and Nazi horrors during World War II.
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