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The Interview That May Have (inadvertently) Contributed to the Assassination of Pope John Paul I

I just located this Firing Line episode with William F. Buckley, Jr. interviewing Fr. Malachi Martin on September 6, 1978 (episode S0339), which is during John Paul I’s thirty-three-day (August 26-Sept. 28) pontificate. Fr. Martin revealed what many inside the Vatican already knew to be true about the “September Pope” who was anti-Communist and would have “cut off the rotten branches in the Church.”

There’s a section here (at the 26:25 mark) about the South American Church already (in 1978) being two-thirds Marxist, especially the Jesuits. No surprise there! Please listen to this interview.