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More ISON Craziness: Tales of Popes, a Prophet and a Comet
| September 19, 2013
| David Dickinson on
Posted on 09/19/2013 11:48:09 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Theres 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 wed look at a story that just wont die, as well as a new twist in comet conspiracy thats rolling around ye ole Net.
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KEYWORDS: 2012s1; astronomy; catholic; comet; comet2012s1; cometison; endtimes; greencomet; ison; lastdays; nostradamus; pope
posted on 09/19/2013 11:48:09 AM PDT
If Ison puts on a big show, it will certainly add to the end-times hysteria on several continents.
posted on 09/19/2013 11:51:57 AM PDT
by Travis McGee
To: Travis McGee
posted on 09/19/2013 12:00:54 PM PDT
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
...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 couldve 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
posted on 09/19/2013 12:05:29 PM PDT
by Alex Murphy
(Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny.)
We can only hope that comet ISON is a portent of the end of Obama’s tyranny.
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.
posted on 09/19/2013 1:25:04 PM PDT
(This reply was mined before it was posted.)
Beware of the Red Comet and Winter is coming.
posted on 09/19/2013 5:50:20 PM PDT
by Mike Darancette
(The Presidency is broken.)
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