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Axis Powers Said to Plan Italian Rule of Palestine, Ouster of Jews to Abyssinia

The Axis Powers, if they defeat England, plan to turn Palestine over to the jurisdiction of the Vatican State and transport the Palestine Jewish population to Abyssinia, it was reported today by the Manchester Guardian.

Under the plan, the newspaper said, the Pope will be able to care for the holy places in Palestine while Italy will exercise the real sovereignty. The plan is calculated to win Catholic support the world over for a new world settlement, the report said, adding that it would please anti-Jewish Arabs by destroying the Jewish national home.