Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Apocalypse & Armageddon

Prophecy of the Irish Saint Malachy: Pope Francis will be the last pontiff?

Prophecy of the Irish Saint Malachy: Pope Francis will be the last pontiff? 1

Almost 900 years ago, an Irish archbishop predicted that there would be only one pope after Benedict XVI. Pope Francis is currently the papal throne, succeeding Pope Benedict XVI, the first pope in 600 years to renounce the papal title.

The Irish Archbishop Saint Malachy, according to legend, once received a revelation from above, speaking about the fate of the world and containing the names of all Roman popes.

The prediction of the Irish saint Malachy about the last pope

It is worth noting that Saint Malachy, according to legends, performed various miracles during his lifetime, and the descriptions of all future popes given to them quite accurately coincided with reality up to the present time.

The current Pope Francis is the 112th Pope. For the 112th chapter of the Catholic Church, the prophecy of Saint Malachy contains frightening lines.

The prophecy says that after the 112th Pope, the city of seven hills will be destroyed and the terrible Judge will judge his people.

In these lines, the prediction of the apocalypse is quite clearly read. And this prediction refers to the near future.

It is worth noting that a number of researchers say that the prophecy of Malachy is a late text, written at the end of the 16th century. First of all, they point out as an argument the fact that the text was not previously known, and its description contains detailed descriptions of the popes exactly before the year of the publication of the text, and the predictions about further chapters of the Roman Church in it are more vague.

However, skeptical researchers have no other more accurate and specific evidence that the prophecy is false.

It is curious that the Vatican itself had a very positive attitude to the text earlier; when choosing a new pope, some representatives of the clergy looked for the correspondence of the selected chapter with the description from the text of the prophecy and, finding such, happily reported about it.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Recently, however, a number of Vatican historians have rather sharply started talking about the fact that the prophecy is fake, later and was not written by Saint Malachy, whose authority to this day in the Catholic environment is quite high.

The prediction of the Irish saint Malachy about the last pope

Is this connected with new open scientific data or is it just that the Vatican is trying to soothe the people, realizing that according to the prophecy of Malachy, the Apocalypse should come literally in the coming years (or in the next couple of decades, which is a very short period on a historical scale)?

However, some people who relate to the prophecy with a certain confidence are still more optimistic – there is a theory that the lines about judgment do not apply to the whole world, but only to the institution of the papacy, and that the current Pope will be the last according to the prophecy not because that the end times will happen, but due to the fact that the Catholic Church is waiting for a global reform.


You May Also Like

Fact or fiction

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is conscious, stable but still critical. This is reported on Thursday, December 29, the official publication of the Vatican, Vatican News. “The...


As many are well aware, many ominous forecasts have been made at various times for September 2022, according to which some kind of “global...

Fact or fiction

Pope Francis has fueled speculation that he may intend to resign after a trip was postponed and an unusual meeting convened. Exhausted by pain...

Apocalypse & Armageddon

According to highly reliable sources at the Vatican, Jorge Mario Bergoglio announced his decision to step down in December. The news appeared on 23 August...

Science & Technology

The head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis, called on Catholics around the world to pray that robots and artificial intelligence “always serve...

Bizzare & Odd

On April 13, 2020, first a very strange viral video began to spread on the social networks of Italy, and then around the world:...

Apocalypse & Armageddon

Pope Francis has been caught on camera attempting to steer his flock away from Jesus Christ, warning that “having a personal relationship with Jesus...


ARJUN WALIA The works of multiple scholars, from Plato to Manly P. Hall and further down the line, suggest it is essentially the use of...