Category Archives: Roman Popes: Benedict XVI

The Rat(zinger) Abandons His Ship

The Rat(zinger) Abandons His Ship, PDF format

The Astonishing Resignation of the Roman Pope Benedict XVI

It stunned the world: the announcement on February 11, 2013 by the pope of Rome, Benedict XVI, that he would resign his office at the end of the month – the first to do so in almost 600 years.

Contrary to popular belief, Roman popes are permitted by canon law to resign, and some have indeed stepped down, while others have been forced to do so.[1]  The last one to resign was Gregory XII, in the year 1415. Continue reading

What Kind of Pope Will Benedict XVI Be?

Pope Benedict XVI, PDF format

The new pope, Joseph Ratzinger, who has taken the name of Benedict XVI,  is doctrinally, cast in the mould of John Paul II.  That is to say, he is a doctrinal conservative when it comes to Roman Catholic doctrine and dogma.  He has been described as a “hardline conservative”, “the ultimate Vatican insider, John Paul II’s right-hand man, and the man who for the last 24 years was the defender and promoter of an increasingly unbending orthodoxy.  One of his nicknames was God’s Rottweiler” (Source: Daily Mail and Guardian). Continue reading

The Inquisitor-General Becomes the Pope of Rome

The Pope of Rome, PDF format

“…that Man of Sin… the Son of Perdition; who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.” (2 Thess.2:3,4)

Yesterday, 19 April 2005, German cardinal, Joseph Ratzinger, was elected to the office of the biblical Antichrist.

After an extremely short conclave, Ratzinger was elected by his fellow-cardinals to become pope of Rome.  Continue reading