Tupper Saussy from Rulers of Evil, pp 251-252
“The great fatal mistake of the American government in the prosecution of the assassins of Abraham Lincoln”, wrote Rev. Charles Chiniquy, the excommunicated priest whom
had successfully defended in his early law career (see note 2, Chapter 22). Lincoln
The religious element – the fact that all seven of the conspirators were devouted Roman Catholics – was carefully avoided because of who controlled the trial. As Commander in Chief of he armed forces, it was Johnson himself who quite constitutionally reigned supreme over the Hunter Commission.
But Johnson was also a Freemason, which meant that he followed the wise [?] directives of the Unknown Superior.
Pieter Jean Beckx, Jesuit Superior General:1853-1887
Thus, the real power behind the Hunter Commission was Superior General Pieter Jean Beckx, a relatively young Belgian who was the great favorite of Pio Nono, Pope Pius IX, the only head of state in the world to recognize the southern Confederacy as a sovereign nation.
Pope Pius IX (May 13, 1792 – February 7, 1878), born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti, reigned as Pope of the Roman Catholic Church from his election in June 16, 1846, until his death more than 31 years later in 1878.
Obedient to the will of Genera Beckx, President Johnson issued an executive order closing the courtroom to the working press. At the end of each day, officials would ration to selected reporters from the Associated Press news carefully evaluated to keep “the religious element” out of the public consciousness.
Charles Chiniquy tirelessly investigated the assassination. After the conspirators were executed, he went incognito to
and found that Washington
"Not a single one of the government men would discuss with me except after I had given my word of honor that I would never mention their names. I say with a profound distress, that the influence of
Romewas almost supreme in . I could not fid a single statesmen who would dare to face that nefarious influence and fight it down." Washington