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Peter the Roman is Still Coming!
I could tell you, but them I'd have to kill you. | Dangus

Posted on 03/26/2013 9:00:48 AM PDT by dangus

Half of Freeperdom seems to have been caught up in the speculation that Pope Benedict XVI's successor would be Peter the Roman, the final pope before the end of the world. But the gospel plainly said that you shall not know the day nor the hour. How can end-of-the-world prophecies be true AND the gospel be true? Simple: the end-of-the-world prophecies must be fulfilled in secret. But how?

Simple: Pope Benedict XVI is still the pope! Sure, other popes have resigned, but they quickly died afterward. Benedict hasn't even left the Vatican! Think about it: Pope Francis won't even wear the papal vestments. Oh, he's too modest, they say. No, it's because dear Pope Benedict still wears them.

But why? Now, when Pope Benedict dies, they can gather all the cardinals, supposedly for his funeral, and elect a new pope without the world even knowing.


TOPICS: Catholic; Humor
KEYWORDS: petertheroman; petrusromanus; pope; satire
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1 posted on 03/26/2013 9:00:48 AM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

Don’t drink the bong water.


2 posted on 03/26/2013 9:05:14 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: EEGator

It’s satire, EEGator.


3 posted on 03/26/2013 9:05:54 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: dangus

Focus your energy on living a good, moral like.

If you believe in the rapture, make sure you’ve accepted JC.

If you don’t, your good moral life will be its own reward.

Worrying about this stuff is really not productive. You cannot change it. You can only change yourself.


4 posted on 03/26/2013 9:08:54 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: dangus

5 posted on 03/26/2013 9:10:00 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: dangus

Sorry-—missed the satire tag.

What I said still stands. Just with a smile.


6 posted on 03/26/2013 9:10:11 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: dangus

If you read the prophecy there is a pope before Petrus Romanus.

1. In persecutione extrema S.R.E. sedebit. (Pope Francis I)

2. Petrus Romanus, qui pascet oves in multis tribulationibus, quibus transactis civitas septicollis diruetur, & judex tremendus judicabit populum suum. Finis. (???)


7 posted on 03/26/2013 9:11:54 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: dangus

Oh good grief. All around a prophecy the church doesn’t even acknowledge as real. I was hoping all this junk would go away when we obviously didn’t get a ‘Peter the Roman’.

What’s next, Nostradamus?


8 posted on 03/26/2013 9:12:10 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: dangus
But the gospel plainly said that you shall not know the day nor the hour.

The meaning of this sentence is often misconstrued, in my opinion.

The reason NO ONE knows the day or hour is that there is no set DAY or HOUR.

It is a 'condition'. God didn't set a time, just a condition. When there is more 'evil' in man, than 'good'.... that is when it happens.

9 posted on 03/26/2013 9:12:52 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Perdogg

What does the abbreviation “s.r.e” mean?

Many thanks for the clarification of where we are in Malachy’s pope list.


10 posted on 03/26/2013 9:16:16 AM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: dangus

The problem with your satire is that way too many people believe exactly what you are parodying. Even WND had a story pretty much in line with this.


11 posted on 03/26/2013 9:16:43 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring
All around a prophecy the church doesn’t even acknowledge as real.

Maybe they 'understand' the prophecy and ignore the 'forecasting a date' part for a reason.

This new Pope seems to understand it. He is 'setting the example', which is pretty much the essence of Bible teachings.

12 posted on 03/26/2013 9:18:13 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: dangus

Ha, my bad. I’ve seen plenty of crazy religious nonsense that wasn’t satire...you win, I feel stupid. :)


13 posted on 03/26/2013 9:18:49 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Perdogg

A-ha! You’re the only person I’ve ever come across who reads that as two separate popes, but I can’t refute that. Good call!


14 posted on 03/26/2013 9:20:39 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: WildHighlander57
Sancta Romana Ecclesia - Holy Roman Church
15 posted on 03/26/2013 9:22:07 AM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: dangus

Supposedly he is the last one.

The new pope chose “Francis,” referring to St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis of Assisi’s birth name was “Giovanni Francesco di PIETRO(Peter) Bernardone.

Both of Pope Francis’ parents are from Turin, Italy which makes his heritage Italian/Roman.

So you could call him Francis the Italian, Peter the Italian, Francis the Roman, or even Peter the Roman.

If you look at this in context of the Mahdi (Islamic Messiah) from the Shia Muzzie perspective you will find that he is supposed to make war against the Jews and the Christians when he shows up. Iran certainly wants to expedite this occurring with their rush to build nukes.
http://www.answering-islam.org/Authors/JR/Future/ch05_comparing_the_biblical_antichrist.htm

Keep those two in perspective when you find out that a twelfth century rabbi predicts the coming of the Messiah in or about 2017 with all of his predictions leading up to it being very accurate.
http://www.wnd.com/2012/11/12th-century-rabbi-predicted-israels-future/
We already have a couple of wannabe messiahs - Obama (the One) and L’il Kim (the Un).

And then you see the state of the economies around the world on the verge of collapse along with the DHS preparing for it and it leads me to speculate we could be in for a heck of a ride over the next four or five years.


16 posted on 03/26/2013 9:22:11 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Perdogg

I said it when he was elected, Francis will be short lived.


17 posted on 03/26/2013 9:22:46 AM PDT by TSgt (The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.)
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To: dangus
How can end-of-the-world prophecies be true AND the gospel be true? Simple: the end-of-the-world prophecies must be fulfilled in secret. But how? Simple: Pope Benedict XVI is still the pope! Sure, other popes have resigned, but they quickly died afterward. Benedict hasn't even left the Vatican!

Let me know when the funny starts.

Half of Freeperdom seems to have been caught up in the speculation that Pope Benedict XVI's successor would be Peter the Roman, the final pope before the end of the world.

Only half?

18 posted on 03/26/2013 9:30:32 AM PDT by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: dangus

“Think about it: Pope Francis won’t even wear the papal vestments.”

I just can’t see the order of albino assassin monks taking orders from someone named Francis anyhow.

“Slay me this heretic.”

“Whatever. We’ll be sure to get right on that, FRANCIS.”

Freegards


19 posted on 03/26/2013 9:32:05 AM PDT by Ransomed
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To: dangus

Hillarious, Dangus!

You forgot to mention that Francis may have a relative named Rock which is another for Peter thus I think you may have missed the fact that the relative is going to take up residence in the Papal apartments.

He’s unemployed right now.

You know you can’t let your relatives live under bridges.


20 posted on 03/26/2013 9:41:17 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: dangus

I just got dumber, for reading this.


21 posted on 03/26/2013 9:42:22 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: KC_Lion
Does that translate romans eat donuts?
22 posted on 03/26/2013 9:42:46 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

While watching the installation Mass of Pope Francis, the TV commentators showed a close-up of the papal ring.

The papal ring has a depiction of St. Peter, the first pope,
holding keys.

Just throwing this tidbit of information out there.


23 posted on 03/26/2013 9:45:44 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: WildHighlander57

Holy Roman Church.

It’s a little tipoff that the prophecies of St Malachy are inauthentic, because it’s an unusual construction for when the prophecies were supposedly written (11th century), but not for when they were found (16th century).


24 posted on 03/26/2013 9:47:18 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

By that tortured logic, every pope has been Peter the Roman.


25 posted on 03/26/2013 9:48:34 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: mountainlion
It means "Roman Go Home!"

It's from Monty Python.

26 posted on 03/26/2013 9:51:19 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Wow!


27 posted on 03/26/2013 9:54:31 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: dangus

How so?


28 posted on 03/26/2013 9:54:44 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: dangus
The new pope is named after St. Francis of Assisi.

St. Francis of Assisi was born named Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone, and is one of the two patron saints of Italy (i.e. Rome)

29 posted on 03/26/2013 9:57:44 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: mnehring
Oh good grief. All around a prophecy the church doesn’t even acknowledge as real. I was hoping all this junk would go away when we obviously didn’t get a ‘Peter the Roman’.

Something has to fill the void left by the Mayan calendar.

30 posted on 03/26/2013 9:58:27 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Ransomed
“Think about it: Pope Francis won’t even wear the papal vestments.”

I just can’t see the order of albino assassin monks taking orders from someone named Francis anyhow.

The traditional papal vestments are dark...

...lighten up, Francis!

I can't believe I just typed that!

31 posted on 03/26/2013 10:01:41 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Nearly every pope has been born and raised in Italy, with about half a dozen exceptions. But the one guy who is NOT from Italy is “the Roman” because he has parents who are from Italy? Please, it would make more sense if he were called “Peter the Not Roman.”

St. Francis of Assissi’s was born Giovanni di Bernadone. His FATHER was Pietro. Hence, Giovanni di Pietro di Berndadone. (Francesco was only a nickname, not a birthname.) So you’re basically saying that Jorge is Petrus because Jorge named himself Francis after someone who’s father was Pietro, which is Italian for Petrus. That’s two or three degrees of separation.


32 posted on 03/26/2013 10:02:37 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: OpusatFR
You know you can’t let your relatives live under bridges.

Even if you are the pontiff? ("Pontiff", literally "Bridge builder")

33 posted on 03/26/2013 10:03:15 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: mnehring
It was satire.

Lighten up, Pope Francis.

34 posted on 03/26/2013 10:03:27 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: null and void

In Italian that means that Francis’ FATHER was named Pietro.


35 posted on 03/26/2013 10:04:11 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: mountainlion
Does that translate romans eat donuts?

No that's SPQR, or was that Silly People These Romans?

36 posted on 03/26/2013 10:04:40 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: dangus

Yes, but Peterson is still part of his name.


37 posted on 03/26/2013 10:12:56 AM PDT by null and void (If the government is so worried about civil disturbance, why are they working so hard to disturb us?)
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To: null and void

SPQR: soni porchi questi Romani


38 posted on 03/26/2013 10:16:57 AM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: KC_Lion

That’s actually wrong. It says “Romans they go (present tense) home”, but “domus” is nominative case, which doesn’t make sense. I think “Romans go home” should be imperative (command, not statement), maybe something like “Romanes, Ite [ad] Domum!”.


39 posted on 03/26/2013 10:34:09 AM PDT by Campion ("Social justice" begins in the womb)
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To: null and void

I’ll get nervous when get to the Peterson Milanison part of Malachy’s list. ;^)


40 posted on 03/26/2013 10:35:29 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: dangus
Without a doubt they'll sneak off to Bohemian Grove to hold the conclave rather than in Rome as expected.

They can pull only it off by waiting until the Christmas season starts one year to smuggle the Cardinals in when everyone will shrug off their wardrobe.

The key, then, is watching for a concentration of idle Santas in the vicinity of Bohemian Grove. When someone slips up and says, "On Dasher, on Prancer, on Peter the Roman . . .", we'll know we've started The Final Countdown.

It'll be just like last year, and the year before, and the year before that, and back when there were "88 Reasons For 88" which was right before the "Late Great First Ferrari and Second Wife".

41 posted on 03/26/2013 10:36:43 AM PDT by Rashputin (Jesus Christ doesn't evacuate His troops, He leads them to victory.)
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To: UCANSEE2; dangus

Rrrrighto then...

The Bible clearly states one can know the signs and the season of the end times,

and the only condition I know regarding the end is that the Gospel is preached throughout the whole world so that everyone who wants salvation will hear the clear Gospel calling. Then the end can come so, yes, we are close, very close...


42 posted on 03/26/2013 10:39:42 AM PDT by BrandtMichaels
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To: mnehring

This isn’t a legitimate Pope.

Only one of his parents was born in Italy.


43 posted on 03/26/2013 10:50:44 AM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: UCANSEE2

Matthew 24:36
King James Version (KJV)

36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

Seems that GOD knows.

LLS


44 posted on 03/26/2013 11:00:12 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Jeff Winston

LOL


45 posted on 03/26/2013 11:00:34 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: kabumpo

Such pigs these Romans be?


46 posted on 03/26/2013 11:12:26 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: BrandtMichaels

>> The Bible clearly states one can know the signs and the season of the end times, <<

Actually, it says PRECISELY THE OPPOSITE:

“It is not for you to know times or seasons that the Father has fixed by his own authority.” — Acts 1:7

“But concerning that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but the Father only... Therefore you also must be ready, for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.” — Matthew 24:36, 44

Many people interpret Matthew 24:32-33 as meaning that you CAN and SHOULD know when to expect the end times (”From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts out its leaves, you know that summer is near. So also, when you see all these things, you know that he is near, at the very gates.”) But these happenings are to confirm his prophecy regarding the end of the world, not signal the end of the world. After all, it seems to many like “these things” refer to the end of the world. Not hardly!

Christ describes all manners of signs that will NOT mean the end of the world (vs. 4-14). But he warns they do NOT mean the end of the world. (vs. 25-26, 46-44). Then, he describes how, instead, the end of the world will be fast as lightning (vs. 27)

Granted, since he uses a colloquialism (”at the gates”), it’s easy to misread him as saying he is about to come, supposing that “at the gates” means “about to leave.” But what it really means is that he is protecting the church amidst all the turmoil.


47 posted on 03/26/2013 11:17:56 AM PDT by dangus (Poverty cannot be eradicated as long as the poor remain dependent on the state - Pope Francis)
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To: Campion
It's from Monty Python Brotha

Lucky it doesn't have a killer rabbit.

48 posted on 03/26/2013 11:24:56 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: mnehring

But Pope Francis is a ROMAN Catholic; and is in the Chair of PETER in ROME; and his parents were Italian: doesn’t that count as fulfilling a vague prophecy?


49 posted on 03/26/2013 11:38:02 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: OpusatFR
You know you can’t let your relatives live under bridges.

Tin shacks in Kenya, and public housing in Boston, OTOH...

50 posted on 03/26/2013 11:42:03 AM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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