Tuſculanus. The first native-born Irishman to be canonized, he is known in the Roman Catholic Church for his work as a healer, a miracle worker, and as a reformer of the Church in Ireland. Familia Sabella, Canonicus S. Ioannis Lateranensis. The answers to those questions are left up to to discernment and likely require more research. St. Malachy, whose family name was O'Morgair, was born in Armagh in 1094. Saint Malachy Prophecy & End of Times in All Religions by Martin Armstrong for Armstrong Economics. familia tomacella à Genua Liguriæ orta, cuius inſignia Cubi. Peter Bander says Pius XII “has emerged as one of the great Popes of all time,” and he “was in the truest sense of the word an Angelic Pastor to the flock…”. Known as the ‘Prophecies of the Popes’, these were recorded as 112 brief Latin descriptions, which were clues to the identities of the popes from medieval times to present day. This motto again may have been intended to suggest a heraldic device, but not one that matches Urban VIII's arms. Finis. According to the St. Malachy prophecies, Pope Francis is the last pope. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Alexander VII by noting that his papal arms include six hills, though this was not an uncommon device, and this explanation would not account for the "guard" portion of the motto. O'Brien notes this coincidence would be much more remarkable had the prophecies referred to. Religion Laid Waste. He uses this distinction to put forward the view that the first 71 mottos are post-dated forgeries, while the remainder are genuine. qui axem in medio Leonis in armis geſtat. PAUL VI. Saint Malachy Prophecy & End of Times in All Religions. Senenſis, qui fuit à Secretis Cardinalibus Capranico & Albergato. [4], According to an account put forward in 1871 by Abbé Cucherat, Malachy was summoned to Rome in 1139 by Pope Innocent II to receive two wool palliums for the metropolitan sees of Armagh and Cashel. He wrote poetic descriptions of each of the pontiffs and presented the complete manuscript to Pope Innocent II, but the prophecies were forgotten in the Vatican until 1590. The lack of plausible explanations for this motto leads O'Brien to comment, "The prophet, up to 1590, did not deal in generalities.". qui fuit Archiepiſcopus Roſſanenſis in Calabria, ubi mãna colligitur. Series of 112 short, cryptic phrases in Latin which purport to predict the Roman Catholic popes, Popes and antipopes 1143–1590 (pre-publication), A non-standard verb form, replacing classical, In several later printings of the prophecies, the word, harvp error: no target: CITEREFWalker2014 (. He was baptized Maelmhaedhoc (a name which has been Latinized as Malachy) and was trained under Imhar O'Hagan, subsequently Abbot of Armagh.After a long course of studies he was ordained priest by St. Cellach (Celsus) in 1119. Flower of Flowers. So, what do you think about the St. Malachy prophecy? qui uocabatur Ioãnes Baptiſta, & uixit in curia Alfonſi regis Siciliæ. Of the antiquity of the city / From the old city, This may have been intended by the author of the prophecies to suggest that Cardinal, Proponents of the prophecies have suggested different interpretations to relate this motto to Innocent IX, including references to his birthplace of, Proponents of the prophecies have suggested different interpretations to relate this motto to Clement VIII, including linking it to the embattled bend on his arms or the. Petrus Romanus, qui pascet oves in multis tribulationibus, quibus transactis civitas septicollis diruetur, & judex tremendus judicabit populum suum. nuncius Apoſtolicus ad Vicecomites Mediolanenſes. Each of … [21] The original list was unnumbered. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Clement X by claiming that the. Fuit Cardinalis S. Nicolai in carcere Tulliano. Sabinus. The source of the prophecy attributed to him is still up for debate, but the following is how it is usually related: While in Rome in 1139 St. Malachy received a vision showing him all the Popes from his day to the end of time. Antipapa Minorita. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Benedict XV by interpreting it as a reference to. In 1139 he went to Rome to give an account of the affairs of his diocese to the pope, Innocent II, who promised him two palliums for the metropolitan Sees of … Many analyses of the prophecy note that it is open to the interpretation that additional popes would come between the "glory of the olive" and Peter the Roman. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Pius XI by interpreting it as a reference to his faith and actions during his pontificate: in 1937, the Pope strongly condemned Nazism and Communism (Encyclicals: Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Pius XII by interpreting it as a reference to his, Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link the "sailor" portion of this motto to John XXIII by interpreting it as a reference to his title, Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini. Lunenſis de Sarzana, humilibus parentibus natus. Their attempts at explaining the prophecies after 1590 are, I say with all respect, the sorriest trifling. In this document the entourage of the Cardinal Giovanni Girolamo Albani interprets the motto "De rore coeli" ("From the dew of the sky") as a reference to their master, on the base of the link between "alba" ("dawn") and Albani, and the dew, as a typical morning atmospheric phenomenon.[13]. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to John Paul I by referring to the light of the moon and interpreting his birth name as meaning "from the white light". From the tollhouse of Martin of the lilies. Given the accurate description of popes up to around 1590 and lack of accuracy for the popes that follow, historians generally conclude that the alleged prophecy is a fabrication written shortly before publication. Tuſculanus. Malachy’s prophecy is nonsense.” What I found curious was that his last Pope in his prophecy concludes with “ Peter the Roman “, whose pontificate will allegedly precede the destruction of the city of Rome since Peter is considered the first Pope. The most famous and best known prophecies about the popes are those attributed to St. Malachy. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Leo XII by suggesting the dog and snake are allusions to his qualities of vigilance and prudence, respectively. For example, Pope Pius II, who was Pope for just 26 days in 1503, was prophesied by St. Malachy as “De Parvo Homine,” which means ‘from a little man.’ His family name was Piccolomini, Italian for “little man.” Also, St. Malachy sometimed use the Pope’s personal history to make a motto. A "Prophecy of the Popes" is attributed to St. Malachy, which is claimed to predict that there would be only 112 more popes before the Last Judgment. John Paul I was elected Pope on August 26, 1978, when there was a half moon. Proponents of the prophecies have suggested it is a reference to the dragon and the eagle on Paul V's arms. St Malachy's Prophecy of the Popes. The last Pope would be called Petrus Romanus (“Peter the Roman”), whose reign would end with Judgment Day. The prophecy claims that the 112th Pontiff, will reign during the end-times. Coſme, & Damiani. [11], One theory to explain the prophecy's creation, put forward by 17th-century French priest and encyclopaedist Louis Moréri, among others, is that it was spread by supporters of Cardinal Girolamo Simoncelli in support of his bid to become pope during the 1590 conclave to replace Urban VII. Diaconus Cardinalis S. Euſtachii, qui cum ceruo depingitur, Bononiæ legatus, Neapolitanus. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani 2007, "Lucio II, papa". In recent times, some interpreters of prophetic literature have drawn attention to the prophecy due to its imminent conclusion; if the list of descriptions is matched on a one-to-one basis to the list of historic popes since publication, Benedict XVI (2005–13) would correspond to the second to last of the papal descriptions, Gloria olivae (the glory of the olive). St. Malachy was given much attention after the seemingly accurate predictions of the previous two popes before Pope Francis which were attributed to him. This may have been intended by the author of the prophecies to suggest to his audience a possible heraldic design, but it does not correspond to Leo XI's Medici arms. Believers typically focus instead on approaching comets or asteroids (Rev 8:8), major earthquakes (Rev 6:12=Mt 24:7), pandemics (Mt 24:7), or wars and rumors of war involving Israel (Lk 21:20) and the like. S. Laurentii in Lucina, cuius inſignia enſes falcati. Venetus, canonicus antea regularis Cœleſtinus, & Epiſcopus Senẽſis. cuius inſignia medius Draco, Cardinalis creatus à Pio. qui uocabatur Frater Nicolaus, ordinis Prædicatorum. Vocatus prius Benedictus, Caetanus, cuius inſignia undæ. They are absolutely meaningless. 1914-1922. It is good to remind us of the words of the Lord: "stay awake." 9. extrema S.R.E. T. Panmachii, cuius inſignia ſex montes erant. Mediolanenſis, Familia vicecomitum, quæ anguẽ pro inſigni gerit. It is impossible to attribute such absurd triflings ... to any holy source. Is this an approved private revelation? He explained that the prophecy had not, to his knowledge, ever been printed before, but that many were eager to see it. 1. The Prophecy of the Popes (Latin: Prophetia Sancti Malachiae Archiepiscopi, de Summis Pontificibus, "Prophecy of Saint-Archbishop Malachy, concerning the Supreme Pontiffs") is a series of 112 short, cryptic phrases in Latin which purport to predict the Roman Catholic popes (along with a few antipopes), beginning with Celestine II. 1958-1963. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Gregory XVI by suggesting it is a reference to his membership in the, Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Pius IX by interpreting it as a reference to his difficulties ("crosses") with the House of Savoy, whose emblem is a cross. Florentinus de domo medicea, eius inſignia pila, & lilia. He attributed it to Saint Malachy, the 12th‑century Archbishop of Armagh. 5. [15] sedebit. It was in its waning phase. Let us know in the comments box below. It was first published in 1595 by Benedictine monk Arnold Wion, who attributed the prophecy to Saint Malachy, a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh. Venetus, commendatarius eccleſiæ Nigropontis. He has stated there would be only one more pope after Benedict, and during his reign comes the end of the world. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Paul VI by interpreting it as a reference to the fleurs-de-lis on his arms. But is the St. Malachy prophecy real, and does it truly predict the future? Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Innocent X by noting that he was raised to the pontificate around the time of the. Most scholars concluded long before the election that St. Malachy’s prophecy alluded to a connection to St. Benedict. While often read as part of the "Peter the Roman" entry, other interpreters view it as a separate, incomplete sentence explicitly referring to one or more popes between "the glory of the olive" and "Peter the Roman".[1]. Proponents of the prophecies have struggled to provide a satisfactory explanation of this motto; some authors claim without evidence that the Ganganelli arms featured a running bear, but this is dubious. So Francis could be the last, reports irishcentral.com. Pope Benedict’s resignation has stirred up a good bit of discussion of the so-called “Prophecy of the Popes,” attributed to St. Malachy of Ireland (1094-1148). Those who have written in defence of the prophecy ... have brought forward scarcely an argument in their favour. See, e.g., de Vallemont 1708, p. 123, and Cucherat 1873, p. 206 (citing de Vallemont). While there he received a strange vision about the future that included the name of every pope, 112 in all from his time, who would rule until the end of time. Peter the Roman, who will pasture his sheep in many tribulations, and when these things are finished, the city of seven hills. Yet, could Malachy’s prophecies also be signifcant to the “Doomsday” […] PIUS XII. Mediolanenſis, cuius inſignia Leo, Epiſcopus Card. The list can be divided into two groups; one of the popes and antipopes who reigned prior to the appearance of the prophecy c. 1590, for whom the connection between the motto and the pope is consistently clear. The first column contained the motto, the second the name of the pope or antipope to whom it was attached (with occasional errors), and the third an explanation of the motto. Sign Up For Our E-mail List Here: https://mhfm.emailhttps://www.vaticancatholic.com https://www.mostholyfamilymonastery.com Pope Clement XIII (1758), who had conenctions with the government of the Italian state of Umbria and whose emblem was a rose, was called by Malachy ‘Rosa Umbriae,’ the “Rose of Umbria.”. Familia Vrſina, quæ roſam in inſigni gerit, dictus compoſitus. The Prophecy of the Popes, attributed to Saint Malachy, is a list of 112 short phrases in Latin. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to particular wars that occurred during Benedict XIII's pontificate, or a figurative war against decadence in favour of austerity. Græcus Archiepiſcopus Mediolanenſis, inſignia Sol. Benedictine Arnold de Wyon discovered and published the so-called "Doomsday Prophecy " in 1590. This may have been intended as a reference to armorial bearings, but it does not match Benedict XIV's arms. In p[er]ſecutione. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Innocent XIII by interpreting it as a reference to the fact several popes had come from his family. He became pope on August 26, 1978, when the moon appeared exactly half full. 1922-1939. The Prophecy of the Popes (Latin: Prophetia Sancti Malachiae Archiepiscopi, de Summis … The first pope listed after St. Peter was Ex caſtro Tiberis, who is noted as having lived in a “castle on the Tiber.” Regarding the final Pope, de Wyon claimed that Malachy wrote an apocalyptic statement which translates from Latin as: Front ( Public Domain ) and final ( Public Domain ) pages of the prophecies in Lignum Vitæ (1595). As most focus on the Mayan calendar and the many prophecies of other cultures and religions which signal the arrival of “Doomsday” on December 21, 2012, few seem to be aware of the prophecies of an obscure 12th century Irish saint and mystic named Malachy. He was born on May 18, 1920, on the day of an eclipse of the sun. ', "Why the buzz over St. Malachy's 'last pope' prophecy outdoes 2012 hype", "Profezia e alchimia alla corte di Gregorio XIII e Sisto V: un carteggio dall'Accademia Carrara di Bergamo", "St. Malachy Last Pope Prophecy: What Theologians Think About 12th-Century Prediction", "Forums strive to connect new Pope to Antichrist prophecy", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Prophecy_of_the_Popes&oldid=992750027, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Peter Bander, then Head of Religious Education at Wall Hall teacher training college, wrote in 1969: If we were to place the works of those who have repudiated the Prophecies of Malachy on scales and balance them against those who have accepted them, we would probably reach a fair equilibrium; however, the most important factor, namely the popularity of the prophecies, particularly among the ordinary people (as distinct from scholars), makes them as relevant to the second half of the twentieth century as they have ever been. Most scholars consider the document a … antea Ioannes Petrus Epiſcopus Card. Cardinal Priest of the Twelve Holy Apostles, war between Catholic Ireland and Protestant England, "Petrus Romanus Prophecy; Will The Next Pope Lead To The Apocalypse? From the labour of the sun / Of the eclipse of the sun, Proponents of the prophecies find significance in the occurrence of solar eclipses (elsewhere in the world) on the dates of John Paul II's birth (, Proponents of the prophecies generally try to draw a connection between Benedict and the. Lorenzo Comensoli Antonini divides the list between mottos 73 and 74, based on the loose connection between Urban VII and the motto "From the dew of the sky", and the reference to the prophecy in a 1587 letter, prior to Urban VII's papacy. Paul’s coat-of-arms depicts three fleurs-de-lis (iris blossoms). 1978-2005. [5][18] In the Lignum Vitae, the line In persecutione extrema S.R.E. John was a beloved pastor to the world, and Patriarch of Venice, a mariner’s city. The real Malachy was an Irish saint who lived from 1094 to 1148. JOHN PAUL I. In 1139 he went to Rome to give an account of the affairs of his diocese to the pope, Innocent II, who promised him two palliums for the metropolitan Sees of Armagh and Cashel. The Catholic Church has no official stance, though some Catholic theologians have dismissed it as forgery. PIUS XI. Guido Cremenſis Cardinalis S. Mariæ Tranſtiberim. ſedebit. The prediction in full is: “In the final persecution of the Holy Roman Church there will … POPE BENEDICT XVI. filius Laurentii medicei, & ſcholaris Angeli Politiani. The list has most commonly been divided between mottos 74 and 75, based on the mottos that were explained by Wion and those that were not. PETER THE ROMAN. The End.“. Given the very accurate description of … This was the first papal canonization of an Irish saint. St. Malachy was canonized in 1190 by Pope Clement III. Antipapa. This again may have been intended to be taken as an allusion to heraldry; O'Brien notes that there is an Italian family with arms featuring a swan with stars, but it had no relation to Clement IX. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani 2007, "Eugenio III, papa". qui fuit Preſbyter Cardinalis SS. This may have been intended by the author of the prophecies as a reference to a pope of the Colonna family; a similar motto was used to describe to Martin V, who was pope before the publication of the prophecies. ", Does Pope Benedict XVI's resignation signal the 'end times? The “prophecies” were not the utterances of St. Malachy at all, but the work of a forger. Pope Francis has replaced Pope Benedict XVI. He was born in the diocese of Belluno (beautiful moon) and was baptized Albino Luciani (white light). Epiſcopus Attrebatenſis, cuius inſignia Roſæ. The most famous and best known prophecies about the popes are those attributed to St. Malachy. natione aquitanus, cuius inſignia feſſæ erant. The prophecy appears to have credibility because the man who gave it also gave prophecies for … So it is as well very important that in Johns Revelations there is a chapter on the decline of the catholic church. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to the lion on Innocent XI's arms. René Thibaut S. J.: La mystérieuse prophétie des Papes. Statue of Saint Malachy. [19] Hildebrand Troll echoes this view, noting that mottos 72–112 use a symbolic language related to the character of the pope and his papacy, in contrast to the more literal mottos for earlier popes.[20]. M. J. O'Brien, a Catholic priest who authored an 1880 monograph on the prophecy, provided a more scathing assessment: These prophecies have served no purpose. Proponents of the prophecies have suggested different interpretations to relate this motto to this pope, including relating it to his short reign "passing like a wave". [12] However, the discovery of a reference to the prophecy in a 1587 letter has cast doubt on this theory. The interpretation of the entries for pre-publication popes provided by Wion involves close correspondences between the mottos and the popes' birthplaces, family names, personal arms, and pre-papal titles. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Clement XIII as a reference to his elevation to sainthood of several Franciscans, to which order the motto can refer. He has stated there … First published in 1595 by Arnold de Wyon, a Benedictine monk, Malachy’s prophecy consists of 112 short Latin descriptions of future popes. 2. In 1139 he went to Rome to give an account of the affairs of his diocese to the pope, Innocent II, who promised him two palliums for the metropolitan Sees of Armagh and Cashel. forms a separate sentence and paragraph of its own. [5][6][14] For example, Clement XIII is referred to as Rosa Umbriae (the rose of Umbria), but was not from Umbria nor had he any but the most marginal connection with the region, having been briefly pontifical governor of Rieti, at the time part of Umbria. Perhaps time will tell. These mottoes in the prophecies usually refer to a family name, birthplace, a coat-of-arms, or an office held before election to the papacy. The Latin is bad. antea Petrus de Luna, Diaconus Cardinalis S. Mariæ in Coſmedin. 1978-1978. ", Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Leo XIII by interpreting it as a reference to the star on his arms. Below you will find the last 9 Popes as predicted by St. Malachy, each beginning with the motto ascribed to the pontiff. qui uocabatur F. Petrus de corbario, contra Ioannem XXII. The Labor of the Sun. [17], Several historians and interpreters note the prophecy leaves open the possibility of unlisted popes between "the glory of the olive" and the final pope, "Peter the Roman". Petrus Romanus, qui paſcet oues in multis tribulationibus: quibus tranſactis ciuitas ſepticollis diruetur, & Iudex tremẽdus iudicabit populum ſuum. The prophecies of the Irish Saint Malachy, the 12th-century bishop of Armagh, have thrilled and dismayed readers for centuries. In persecutione extrema S.R.E. [10] In 1694, Claude-François Menestrier argued the additional interpretive statements were not written by Ciacconius, as the prophecy was not mentioned in any of Ciacconius' works, nor were the interpretive statements listed among his works. Efforts to connect the prophecy to historical popes who were elected after its publication have been more strained. The prophecy of St. Malachy is actually a set of prophecies written by an Irish priest. Saint Malachy was born in 1094 at Armagh, Ireland and died on November 2, 1148. Ioannis & Pauli. The prophecy is a list of 112 mottoes that allegedly describe the popes stretching from St. Malachy’s time to the end of time. No, it is not. Namur-Paris, 1951, p. 10. One writer notes that among the post-publication (post-1595) popes there remain "some surprisingly appropriate phrases", while adding that "it is of course easy to exaggerate the list's accuracy by simply citing its successes", and that "other tags do not fit so neatly". Venetus, qui fuit Commendatarius eccleſiæ Ceruienſis, & Cardinalis tituli S. Marci. [5] The earliest known reference to them dates to 1587. In his predication, dated 1139, Malachy prophesied that there would be 112 more popes before Judgment Day. In 1139 he went to Rome to give an account of the affairs of his diocese to the pope, Innocent II, who promised him two palliums for the metropolitan Sees of Armagh and Cashel. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Pius VI by suggesting it is a reference to his long reign. The correspondence between the prophecies of Saint Malachy and the Mayan Calendar (whose 'long count' ends in 2012) are alarming, to put it mildly. Proponents of the prophecies have alternatively suggested that it is a reference to the bees that do occur on his arms, to the fleur-de-lis of his native Florence, or to his dealings in France (the lily) and England (the rose). The prophecies of the Irish Saint Malachy, the 12th-century bishop of Armagh, have thrilled and dismayed readers for centuries. 6. The other is of mottos attributed to popes who have reigned since its appearance, for whom the connection between the motto and the pope is often strained or totally absent and could be viewed as shoehorning or postdiction. The Prophecy of the Popes was first published by Benedictine monk Arnold Wion in 1595, attributing the claims to Malachy. Malachy’s eerie prophecy that Pope Francis will be the last pope FROM IRISH CENTRAL: In 1139, then Archbishop Malachy went to Rome from Ireland to give an account of his affairs. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Pius VII by suggesting it is a reference to the eagle on the arms of. cuius inſignia ceruus & frumẽtum, ideo floccidum, quod pauco tempore uixit in papatu. For this group of popes, the published text only provides names for the first three (i.e., those who were popes between the appearance of the text c. 1590, and its publication in 1595) and provides no explanations. For example, Pope Pius II, who was Pope for just 26 days in 1503, was prophesied by St. Malachy as “De Parvo Homine,” which means ‘from a little man.’ His family name was Piccolomini, Italian for “little man.” Also, St. Malachy sometimed use the Pope’s personal history to make a motto. The “Prophecy of the Popes” is attributed to St. Malachy, an Irish archbishop who was canonized a saint in 1190, according to Discovery News. cuius inſignia lilia, canonicus, & theſaurarius S. Martini Turonen[sis]. They describe each of the Roman Catholic popes (along with a few anti-popes), beginning with Pope Celestine II (elected in 1143) and concluding with a later added pope described in the prophecy as "Peter the Roman", whose pontificate will end in the destruction of the city of Rome. His list started with his contemporary, Pope Celestine III and continued through the next 112 Popes. He reigned 33 days, about one month or one lunar cycle, and then died. [5], Several historians have concluded that the prophecy is a late 16th‑century forgery. For example, the first motto, Ex castro Tiberis (from a castle on the Tiber), fits Celestine II's birthplace in Città di Castello, on the Tiber. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to Clement XII as an allusion to a statue erected in his memory or the use of two columns from the. uocatus Coſmatus de melioratis Sulmonenſis, cuius inſignia ſydus. Likewise, his funeral took place on the day of a solar eclipse. JOHN PAUL II. While in Rome, Malachy purportedly experienced a vision of future popes, which he recorded as a sequence of cryptic phrases. Moréri and others proposed the prophecy was created in an unsuccessful attempt to demonstrate that Simoncelli was destined to be pope. Prophecies of Saint Malachy This study is an analysis based on private revelation and observations of what is taking place now. Wion includes both the alleged original prophecy, consisting of short, cryptic Latin phrases, as well as an interpretation applying the statements to historical popes up to Urban VII (pope for thirteen days in 1590), which Wion attributes to historian Alphonsus Ciacconius. The most famous and best known prophecies about the popes are those attributed to St. Malachy. IIII. Farneſius, qui lilia pro inſignibus geſtat, & Card. Rome] will be destroyed, and the dreadful judge[a] will judge his people. Hungarus natione, Epiſcopus Card. The Prophecy of the Popes is referred to in several works of fiction, including several works of apocalyptic fiction. Some have said “St. Malachy was canonized the first Irish Saint in the Catholic Church by Pope Clement III in 1190 A.D. [15] Among the reported "successes" are "Light in the sky" for Leo XIII (1878–1903), with a comet in his coat of arms; "Religion depopulated" for Benedict XV (1914–22) whose papacy included World War One and the atheistic communist Russian Revolution; and "Flower of flowers" for Paul VI (1963–78), with fleur-de-lys in his coat of arms.[15]. This page was last edited on 6 December 2020, at 22:15. Proponents of the prophecies have attempted to link this motto to this pope as a description of his "plodding ox" diligence. The text on the silver lines below reproduces the original text (including punctuation and orthography) of the 1595 Lignum Vitae, which consisted of three parallel columns for the popes before 1590. 3. You might think that a transition of popes would be of no interest to those watching for solid signs of the Apocalypse. Mediolanenſis, familia cribella, quæ Suem pro armis gerit. 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