The Vatican and days of Fascism: # 1

The Italian Fascist party wanted to build a new Roman Empire. Benito Mussolini ruled in Rome from 31st of October 1922 to 25th of July 1943

Celebration in the Vatican. Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini a Cardinal and their staff.

Mussolini made Roman Catholicism the new state religion of fascist Italy in 1929. This picture shows Cardinal Gasparri and Benito Mussolini (seated) after exchanging treaty ratifications in the Hall of Congregations, the Vatican, June 7th, 1929.

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