The Mule

Newspaper/Illustration

Description

English

Il Mulo, The Mule, is a clerical satirical newspaper founded in 1907 as a Catholic response to L’Asino, The Donkey. Il Mulo often contained polemics against socialists and Freemasons. During the war it reflected the neutral position of the Catholic Church. After the war it supported the beginnings of fascism, but soon opposed the regime. Il Mulo censured the fascist murders of the socialist deputy Giacomo Matteotti and of the anti-fascist Giovanni Minzoni and was suppressed in 1925.

Italian

Il Mulo è un giornale satirico clericale, fondato nel 1907 come risposta cattolica a L'Asino. Un suo tema ricorrente era l’aspra polemica contro socialisti e massoni. Durante la guerra rifletteva la posizione neutralista della Chiesa Cattolica. Dopo la guerra appoggiò agli inizi il fascismo, ma ben presto si oppose al regime in quanto il giornale condannò gli omicidi fascisti del deputato socialista Giacomo Matteotti e del prete antifascista Giovanni Minzoni. Così il giornale venne soppresso nel 1925.

Full title
The Mule
Published
1915 - 1920
Format
Newspaper / Illustration
Held by
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Roma
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