For more than 800 hundred years scholars have pointed to the dark augury having to do with "the last Pope."
The prophecy, taken from St. Malachy's "Prophecy of the Popes," is among a list of verses predicting each of the Roman Catholic popes from Pope Celestine II to the final pope, "Peter the Roman," whose reign would end in the destruction of Rome.
First published in 1595,
were attributed to St. Malachy by a Benedictine historian
named Arnold de Wyon, who recorded them in his book, Lignum
According to the prophecy, the next pope
Benedict XVI) is the final pontiff,
Petrus Romanus or Peter the
This will give rise to the false
prophet, who according to the book of Revelation leads the world's
religious communities into embracing a political leader known as
These priests claim secret knowledge of an multinational power elite and occult hierarchy operating behind supranatural and global political machinations.
Among this secret society are sinister
false Catholic infiltrators who understand that, as
the Roman Catholic Church represents one-sixth of the
world's population and over half of all Christians, it is
indispensable for controlling future global elements in matters of
church and state and the fulfillment of a diabolical plan called "Alta
Vendita," which assumes control of the papacy and helps
the False Prophet deceive the world's faithful (including Catholics)
into worshipping Antichrist.