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Created: 1/21/1947

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International Solgratlon

Organization

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EVALUATION:

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uuHigh-ranking Fascists or other politically compromisednder Church protection, have recentlyoreorm,

In abouthewaa notedhuroh organization fcnovm as the

. (OPERA MAZIONALE ASSISTBNZA RELIGIOSA MORALEational Organization 7or the ReligiousAssistance to Workmenjjwhoso aim was that of plaoing chaplains in all large factorieo to oounteraot the influenoo andof similarly plaoed Communist Party personnel. Thus, while the organization's alma were primarily religious, theyertain underlying political bent, in view of their anti-Communieo.

This organization was headedamed Don _Ipja*AZZA inery-close associate of the Auxiliary Bishop of Genoa, Ubnsignor^IRI, it was financially baokedroup of men of considerable business lnfluenoe, notably Rocco^^JAGGIO, Conte AnaelmoIIfiBpNI LO FARO, of the Lo Faro Soap Faotory, and Iferchoje.jIUnnatto Itearxaed that Wonaignor SIRI'was contemplating founding an anti-Communist organization, to be fused eventually with the Itonarohlst "TRICOLGRE* movement, already existing in Genoa and Turin, should this movement prove reliable.

A) International Emigration Organization:

Nothing was heard of this organization nor of its protagonists until juat recently when their namea reappeared

INTELLIGENCE GROUP new war department builoing

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international emigration organization

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as associatedovement in italy aiming to oreate, or to fuse with, an international organization whose purpose is to arrange for the emigration of anti-communist europeans to south america, more eapeoially argentina. brazil, paraguay and pebo.

!reportedly went to rome thisconfer with holy See personalities in connection withof such an organization which was to provide anthe undeveloped areas of south aaerioa for exoeas oreuropean

agreement has reportedly been reacnea witngovernment in this connection. this-general classification of anti-communists would obviously cover atl persona politically compromised with the communists, namely fascists and ustaeohi and other similar groups.

it was learnedission waa to be sent to south america sponsored by the koly see and administered by the pontifical ulsslons. to explore the suitable areas for thesaaaa communities, and whose natural resources

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the foregoing paragraphs constitute theand development of this project, on which the following is now reoeivedeportovember.

it is notable that the organization has now changed its name, stressing its present international oharacter*.

it is now stated that the head of this vatican-sponsored projeot is cardinal nnt jorrazza as had been thought. the laymen directors are aiveifas the following:

conte ansel mo sdroni lo faro

costa (no further details yet available)

csrni (no further details yet available)

it has also been ascertained that i

, ithls vatloan mission, left 1

september for _

o prepare the way for the 1to south americaillion immigrants coming from all european countries.

bj formation of the

a commercial firm to be called. eaning not yet known) la to be formed to handle the intri-oate details of transportation involved, and will be the executive agency acting under. the vatican has assumed responsibility of arranging this and is reportedly already making contacts with italian and foreign shipowners. there i3 also talk of the vaticanmall fleet of ships under its own flag for the transportation of the emigrant! the expenses are to be derived as far as possible by thethemselves, supplemented by subscriptions reoeived by the vatican from international souroes.

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B. KNOtflJ BIOGRAPHICAL DATA O'A PiiBSONALITISS

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H.E. Rev.ma Ltonslgnor Giuseppe SIRI: Auxiliary BishopTrcuiar Bishop of Llviade.

Monslgnore Aurellolose collaborator of Monslgnor

SIRI. Strongly anti-Communist.

Anaelmo FQRONI LO FARO: Bornorso Paganinl, Genoa.

Count FORONI Inherited both the LO FARO title and the LO FARO Soap Works from his uncle and aunt, whose adopted daughter he married.

He is deaoribedan whouiet life, not carrying on any political aotivity during the German occupation. He isember of the Demo-Christian Party.

possibly be identical with Angelo COSTA,

an olive oil industrialist in Liguria who supported right wing partisans against eayan-tlwlpjtted Communist coup d'etat in

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