Pope Francis’s sister: “Our family fled Italy to escape Fascism”
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Pope Francis’s sister: “Our family fled Italy to escape Fascism”

Maria Elena Bergoglio hit back at allegations that her brother may have colluded with the military junta in Argentina, saying that their family’s escape from Italy had instilled in him a revulsion for military dictatorships. Their parents, Mario, a railway worker, and Regina, emigrated from Piedmont in northwestern Italy after Mussolini came to power in … Continue reading