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Pope Benedict XVI 'to resign'

Pope Benedict XVI is to resign on February 28th, according to reports on Italian news agency ANSA.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/the-pope/9862194/Po...



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"Peter the Roman" will also be called "The Black Pope".

This means he will be a Jesuit, as the head of the Jesuits is already called "The Black Pope."

He will also be the last Pope before the "end of time."

Interesting times

"It has been known for centuries that the Vatican is "The Mother of Harlots" referred to by Christ in Revelation/Apocalypse chapter 17; which explains perfectly that it is that great CITY (Vatican CITY) that rules over the kings of the earth; that sits on 7 mountains (Rome), where the inhabitants wear SCARLET (cardinals) and PURPLE (bishops) decked with gold; precious stones and pearls and calls itself "Mother" church.

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"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain

Petrus Romuns - 2012

That was my first thought I at reading the headline. The prophecy of the popes is falling in line.

peAce

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Prophesy of the Popes

This is all predicated on whether the Prophecy of the Popes from Saint Malachy is legitimate. In fairness, the associations of some of the 112 phrases to their respective popes are weak at best, and there are allegations that the entire thing was a forgery by Arnold de Wyon, who was otherwise a no-name curator. In such a situation, how can one ever be sure that doubt in this prophecy is simply healthy skepticism and not the result of unholy deception?

Of course, that is elementary

Did You read Petrus Romanus?
deAyon is dealt with but there also others Abbe' Cucherat who argued the authenticity in his 1871 book Revue de monde catholique.

There some periods that the associations are anything but weak, WW1 and Vatican II are two periods that I recall.

The fact that Rene Thibaut who wrote on this in the 1950s and used several calculations that had the last pope arriving 2012 is none the less interesting, esp when you consider this criminal benedict actually made the decision to retire last year.

peAce

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Never really liked him. Will

Never really liked him. Will be interesting to see who gets elected next.

Southern Agrarian

I heard

This is the first resignation in over 600 years.

"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
Mark Twain

FYI

The Prophecy of the Popes, attributed to Saint Malachy, is a list of 112 short phrases in Latin. They purport to describe each of the Roman Catholic popes (along with a few anti-popes), beginning with Pope Celestine II (elected in 1143) and concluding with the successor of current pope Benedict XVI, a pope described in the prophecy as "Peter the Roman", whose pontificate will end in the destruction of the city of Rome.
Just thought that interesting if Benedict is resigning - will be interesting to see his replacement.

Not Rome per se - City on seven hills

Indeed, if the next is Peter the Roman

we are in some DEEP shit.

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BUMP.

BUMP.

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Good for him, I suppose.

Good for him, I suppose.

I don't feel like anyone was really expecting it, but I'm not in this church... Shock expected? Like people needed that... So, I hope for no shock.

I'm curious to see how many / who are the candidates next in line as the successor.

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How about the Amish beard cutter doing 15 years?

I recently read of some Amish beard cutter, who got 15 years for it. Lets get him a pardon, because his behavior is protected under our freedom of religion. Then we can make him the first American pope? This saves us money from incarceration, he falls on his knees and mends his barbering ways, and since he is sure to find facial hair holy in the future it'll save Catholics tons in disposable razor cost. With all that money we can get Obama some indulgences.

Holy Shit.

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