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#1    lilthor

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 03:06 AM

For me, this has always been a fascinating prophecy:

http://en.wikipedia....cy_of_the_Popes

The 111th pope has just announced his resignation.

Now comes...the end?  Interesting times...


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 03:11 AM

yu know, if the third Fatima prophesy had a date on it, it's possible  Benedict retired to avoid  eing the Pope when it happened...

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 04:31 AM

Considering the chaos that has reigned in the church for the last number of years and this pope was supposed to be a peaceful one, I don't see how any of this is true. Nor did he try to sell off things within the Vatican to feed and preach to those who have never heard the gospel.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 01:59 PM

The following list of possible contenders for the Papacy courtesy of member Jeremiah65 in this thread:

http://www.unexplain...ic=242765&st=30

Francis Arinze - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal Peter Turkson - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal Angelo Scola - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal Tarcisco Bertone - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Jorge Mario Bergoglio - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Leonardo Sandri - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Claudio Hummes - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Dionigi Tettamanzi - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Count Christoph Von Schoenborn - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Archbishop Raymond Burke - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal Marc Ouellet - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Daniel DiNardo - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Cardinal William Levada - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Archbishop Piero Marini - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Keith O'Brien - [link to en.wikipedia.org]
Gianfranco Ravasi - [link to en.wikipedia.org]

Cardinal Peter Turkson is rated as a popular choice for next Pope, some of the other contenders, if you check the links have Peter in their middle names.

Fact is, there will likely never be a "Pope Peter" - the church is not likely to fly so blatantly in the face of a prophecy from one of their own which is a harbenger of doom for them - but that does not mean it cannot apply if the christian name of a Pope contains that name.

The logical side of me knows this is nonsense but I can't help being fascinated nonetheless - interesting times.

Edited by libstaK, 12 February 2013 - 02:00 PM.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 02:43 PM

We all know how well prophecies have flown around lately and their success rate is nil. I find it interesting that it was allegedly written in the 1100s, suddenly "lost" then conveniently rediscovered in the 1500s.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:08 PM

Whether the ancient prophecy is true or not, things are definitely heating up:

Lightning Strikes Vatican After Papal Resignation - Video

http://www.zerohedge...signation-video

Edited by lilthor, 12 February 2013 - 06:11 PM.


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:44 PM

View Postlilthor, on 12 February 2013 - 06:08 PM, said:

Whether the ancient prophecy is true or not, things are definitely heating up:

Lightning Strikes Vatican After Papal Resignation - Video

http://www.zerohedge...signation-video

Did that really happen that day though?

I always see videos like that with a similar claim then fidn them on youtube with a date from 3 years ago. lol

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:55 PM

View PostCoffey, on 12 February 2013 - 06:44 PM, said:

Did that really happen that day though?

I always see videos like that with a similar claim then fidn them on youtube with a date from 3 years ago. lol

It's being reported around the internet by major news outlets:

http://www.google.co...iw=1280&bih=886


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 07:08 PM

View Postlilthor, on 12 February 2013 - 06:55 PM, said:

It's being reported around the internet by major news outlets:

http://www.google.co...iw=1280&bih=886

Yeha I did a search, seems legit then. :tu:

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:02 PM

Some of the connections that have been made to the Latin descriptions for other popes has been a bit of a stretch - kind of like Nostradamus predictions.  I really cannot imagine that the new guy would take the name of the Fisherman.  On the other hand I understand that Catholics deny the legitimacy of this "prophecy" so a cardinal whose name included "Peter" might not be impossible to vote for.  Looking at the condition of the world today I think one would have to be deaf, dumb and blind not to realize things are spinning out of control.

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 10:13 PM

Maybe he'll be Alan or some other name like that - still derived from the same basic root (rock).

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Posted 12 February 2013 - 10:26 PM

I simply can't see the prophecy coming to reality because you can't destroy Rome without p***ing off NATO.


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Posted 12 February 2013 - 10:43 PM

Lots of reasons to think of this "prophecy" as impossible but worrying over the might of NATO probably isn't one of them.  It took NATO 6 months to defeat a rabble in Libya.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 12:28 PM

View Postlilthor, on 12 February 2013 - 06:08 PM, said:

Whether the ancient prophecy is true or not, things are definitely heating up:

Lightning Strikes Vatican After Papal Resignation - Video

http://www.zerohedge...signation-video

So, in summary - an old prophecy bears no relation to current events and lightning hits the top of a tall building.

Definitely worth its own thread.

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Posted 13 February 2013 - 04:17 PM

View PostEmma_Acid, on 13 February 2013 - 12:28 PM, said:


So, in summary - an old prophecy bears no relation to current events and lightning hits the top of a tall building.

Definitely worth its own thread.

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