While on a trip to Rome in 1139, an obscure Irish bishop had a vision. But St. Malachy’s prophecy did not surface until 1590, over four hundred years after his death. At the time, every Pope who had reigned during the prior four hundred forty seven years had been correctly identified by St. Malachy via a series of cryptic phrases.
He predicted a total of 112 more Popes, Pope Benedict being the 111th. The recent announcement of his resignation has raised concerns amongst many Catholics around the world that we were rapidly approaching the “End Times”, especially when you read the following prediciton by Malachy…..
‘”When the seven-hilled city (Rome) will be destroyed and the dreadful Judge will judge the people.”