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More ISON Craziness: Tales of Popes, a Prophet and a Comet
universetoday.com ^ | September 19, 2013 | David Dickinson on

Posted on 09/19/2013 11:48:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin

There’s an astronomical tall tale from the Middle Ages that seems to get recycled as factual every time a “great” comet rolls around. This week, we thought we’d look at a story that just won’t die, as well as a new twist in comet conspiracy that’s rolling around ye’ ole ‘Net.

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TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: 2012s1; astronomy; catholic; comet; comet2012s1; cometison; endtimes; greencomet; ison; lastdays; nostradamus; pope

1 posted on 09/19/2013 11:48:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

If Ison puts on a big show, it will certainly add to the end-times hysteria on several continents.


2 posted on 09/19/2013 11:51:57 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Hopefully not this one.


3 posted on 09/19/2013 12:00:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin
...did the pope actually excommunicate the comet to assuage the fears of the European populace of an invasion from the east? While a quixotic story, the idea that a pope could’ve banned a heavenly body from salvation is apocryphal as best. The Papal Bull issued by Callixtus III on June 29th, 1456 called for prayers and penance and the ringing of church bells in light of the cruelty visited upon Eastern Europe by invaders from the east, but makes no mention of the comet. In fact, no primary source for the tale exists.

Ping for later

4 posted on 09/19/2013 12:05:29 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny.)
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To: BenLurkin

We can only hope that comet ISON is a portent of the end of Obama’s tyranny.


5 posted on 09/19/2013 12:42:11 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: The Great RJ

Truth be told, I’ve said for two months that world events are lining up for a big something this way comes at the end of November. Here’s to Vlad keeping things at bay.


6 posted on 09/19/2013 1:25:04 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: BenLurkin

Beware of the Red Comet and Winter is coming.


7 posted on 09/19/2013 5:50:20 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (The Presidency is broken.)
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