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  • ELECTION OF A PONTIFF Pope choice fulfills ancient prophecy?

    04/19/2005 6:12:44 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 31 replies · 2,227+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | April 19, 2005 | WorldNetDaily.com
    A prophecy by a 12th-century Catholic saint that predicted characteristics of the last 112 popes appears to have been strengthened by the election of the new pontiff today. The prophecy labels the new pope "the Glory of the Olive." The Benedictine Order is known as the Olivetans and has as its symbol the olive branch. The new pope, though not of that order, chose as his name Benedict XVI.
  • Prophecy points to "Olive" Pope

    04/17/2005 12:39:43 AM PDT · by NYer · 128 replies · 7,610+ views
    Rome, April 11 (Reuters): Maybe it describes the colour of his skin or place of birth. But the next Pope will be the “Olive” Pope, according to a 12th century prophecy that foresees just two remaining pontificates before the end of the world. The often-cited — and contested — prediction is attributed to St Malachy, an Irish archbishop recognised by members of the church for his ability to read the future and who was canonised more than 800 years ago. St Malachy was said to have had a vision during a trip to Rome around 1139 of the remaining 112...