Thursday, April 21, 2005

"Pope choice fulfills ancient prophecy?

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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 known as the Olivetans has as its symbol the olive branch. The new pope, though not of that order, chose as his name Benedict XVI. "

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