In God's Name

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Little, Brown Book Group, Aug 23, 2012 - True Crime - 160 pages

Only thirty-three days after his election, Pope John Paul I,Albino Luciani, died in strange circumstances. Almost immediately rumours of a cover-up began to circulate around the Vatican. In his researches David Yallop uncovered an extraordinary story: behind the Pope's death lay a dark and complex web of corruption within the Church that involved the Freemasons, Opus Dei and the Mafia and the murder of the 'Pope's Banker' Roberto Calvi.

When first published in 1984 In God's Name was denounced by the Vatican yet became an award-winning international bestseller. In this new edition, Yallop brings the story up to date and reveals new evidence that has been long buried concerning the truth behind the Vatican cover-up. This is a classic work of investigative writing whose revelations will continue to reverberate around the world.


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User Review  - DaleCogdell - LibraryThing

Wow, full of intrigue at the highest reaches of the Cathlic church and the politics involved. This is not fiction, it is real life. Not meant to be a bash on the Catholic church, in general, just at the Vatican. Goosebump stuff. Read full review

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User Review  - Oreillynsf - LibraryThing

Still gives me chills years after I first read it. As the subtitle says this is an amazingly comprehensive investigation into enormous scandals that had come to the fore just as John Paul 1 was chosen ... Read full review


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The Empty Throne
Inside the Conclave
Vatican Incorporated
The Thirtythree Days
We Are Left Frightened
By Benefit of Murder Business as Usual
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David Yallop is a highly regarded 'seeker of justice'; he has investigated, written and over-turned opinion with every book he has written. In 1983 he published In God's Name, which revealed the amazing truth behind the murder of John Paul I.

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