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Originally posted by Vasa Croe
I think it is fairly commonplace hence why they have a lightning rod, though the date of this particular strike happens to be noteworthy.
I read a quote on another source:
Archbishop Comastri said part of the restoration project includes putting up a new lightning rod "since a lot of lightning bolts hit the basilica."
Some people are SO sure that it's just a coincidence. I mean, how can you be so sure of anything that is out of your control? Do you REALLY know for sure? Probably not, so i don't think people can really say "it's just a coincidence" because it might not be too.
Originally posted by VaterOrlaag
reply to post by Aqualung2012
No one is talking about a literal black pope.
More like a "dark horse" kind of pope. An anti-pope.
Originally posted by Ketzer22
So the 2012 end of the world prediction comes and goes without making so much as a mouse fart. I guess the next end of the world prophecy was bound to come sooner or later...
Edit to add: apparently the prophecy of St. Malachy was written 400+ years after he died and in that time the 60 Popes after the prediction was "allegedly" written are very accurate (for obvious reasons) then after that the predictions become so vague they could be tied to anyone.
Also, the Catholic church doesn't buy into these prophecies either...edit on 12-2-2013 by Ketzer22 because: (no reason given)