Italy’s infamous mafia wants to infiltrate the country's Masonic lodges, according to a report by Rosy Bindi, the president of parliament's anti-mafia commission.

“The Sicilian Cosa Nostra and the Calabrian 'Ndrangheta have constantly, for time immemorial up to today, cultivated and nourished accentuated interest in the Masonry,” said the report. “On the side of the Masonic associations, there was been a sort of submissiveness to the mafia.”

As reported by the Italian news agency ANSA, the...


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