Benjamino Malo was a priest from Villalba and secretary to the Cardinal of Palermo.

Biography

Brother of the noted Don Croce Malo, Benjamino became a priest when his brother refused the calling, yet he still worked for his brother to some degree, visiting the sick Salvatore Giuliano and offering to take him to safety in Villalba after offering him confession. He had also baptized the child of Prince Ollorto, and had high-standing in the clergy despite only appearing to be a simple father.

When Michael Corleone was in exile in Sicily, Benjamino liased with him on several occasions.

Behind the scenes

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