In checking out the predictions for last year, I came across a post I wrote with this lede:
More doomsday predictions, this time from the Roman Catholic side! According to writings attributed to St. Malachy in 1139, pope #112 will be the last one, and then Jesus will return. That would be the successor to Pope Benedict XVI, who is #111.
And now we have #112, the Person of the Year who has made Catholicism cool again, Pope Francis. But will he be the last of the line? After the jump, the story I quoted back in February, 2013. [Read more…]