V.92   Prophecies on the popes of the twentieth century.

Apres: after; Siege: seat, chair, the Holy See; tenu (tenir): to hold, tenure; dix: ten; sept: seven; cinq: five; tel: such; terme: term, time; puis: then, afterwards; eleu: elected; meme: same; temps: time; qui: who; Romain: (fig.) Catholic, clergy; trop: too much; conforme: conformable.

COMMENT: Pope Pius XI (1922-1939); Pope Pius XII (1939-1958); Pope John XXIII (1958 - 1963); Pope Paul VI (1963 - 1978); Pope John Paul I (1978); Pope John Paul II (1978 - now).
For the first time in the Church's history, many bishops, cardinals, even priests publicly criticize their pontiff, John Paul II who is single-handedly trying to upheld the Church's Teaching and Tradition.

VIII.44   The election of Pope John Paul II.

Procree (procreer): to procreate, to beget; Ogmion: used by Nostradamus to describe either King Henry of France or Pope John Paul II as both were anointed by God, and both play very vital role in human history; neuf: nine; chemin: way, road; destorner: anagram of dethroner which means to dethrone; longue: length, a long time; mi: half; hom (homme): man; doit: debit; Navarre: northern Spanish town; fort: fort; Pau: Pol for Poland or Paul; prosterner: to prostrate.

COMMENT: At the end of 1978, after the death of JPI, the final selection of his successor narrowed down between a Polish archbishop and a Spanish cardinal. Pope JP II was ordained by God to be His Vicar on earth. He has been unyielding and steadfast in preserving the Church's Treasures of Faith. He is both much beloved and much detested.

VI.30   The holy See shall be betrayed by his own.

Fainte: faked, false; sainctete: sanctity; trahy (trahir): to betray; siege: seat, Holy See; coidoit (coi): quiet, silent; en surete: being secured; dormir: to sleep; Brabant: part of W.Europe now including part of Netherland and Belgium; liege: league..

COMMENT: The heretic clergy and Catholic shall betray the Holy Father. The Eastern league shall invade Europe all the way to Netherland suddenly.

V.49   John Paul II, the descendant of the ancient Roman Emperor.

Nul : none; Espagne: Spain; mais: but; eleu: elected; tremblant: trembling; nacelle: cockle boat, (fig.) the Church; faicte: (pronounced as faked); peste: plague.

COMMENT: Pope John Paul II who originated from the southern part of Poland which was once a part of the ancient Empire of Charlesmagne, might be the descendant of the Christian Emperor himself. He was chosen over a Spanish cardinal for the papacy to lead us through the most difficult period of the Church. He has many dissents and oppositions among the clergy.

II.41  Pope John Paul II shall flee from Rome. The preceding sign is the comet.

Estoile: star; sept: seven; brulera (brulure): burning; nue: bare, naked; apparoir: appear, gros: large; mastin: mastiff, dog, (fig.) Muslim forces; hurlera: shall howl; toute: all.

COMMENT: The great comet shall be seen for many days (Seven in prophetic languages stands for grandness, completion). Afterwards, Pope John Paul II shall flee from Rome as Muslims invade Italy.

II.43  Hale-Bopp Comet signals Divine Chastisement.

Durant: during; estoille: star; cheuelue (chevelure): hair of comet, hair; apparente: appear; fait: made, shaped; frappez (frapper): to strike, hit; paix: peace; Pau: John Paul II; Tymbre: Tibre, Vatican is located on the bank of River Tiber, here means Vatican; serpens: serpent; bord: board of ship, deck, mis: placed.

COMMENT: The comet shall appear before the invasion on Italian soil and devastation of Rome. The Holy Father shall flee from Rome.

IX.85  John Paul II leaves Rome.

Passer: to pass; Guienne, Languedoc: French towns near River Rhone; Agen, Marmande, Reole: French towns along River Garonne in southern France; ouvrir: to open; foi: faith; roi: king; Phocen: ancient Marseilles; tiendra (tenir): to hold, tenure; thronsne: throne; manseole: a compound word of man-soleil, half English and half French, meaning the Labor of the Sun, i.e, Pope John Paul II.

COMMENT: John Paul II shall flee from Rome to Marseilles. Muslim forces shall conduct a man-hunt to locate him.

VII.22  Vatican captured, the Vicar to Rhone.

Citoyen: citizen; Mesopotamie: usually indicating the modern Iran and Iraq where Rivers Euphrates and Tigre run, but here indicating the area where two rivers run , Rivers Rhone and Loire in southern France; irez (ire): anger, wrath; encontre: against; amis: friends; Tarracone: Tarragone, Spanish town; jeux: young; ris: laughter; toute: all; gent: race, nation; endormie: sleeping; Vicaire: Vicar of Christ, the Pope; Ausone: Ausonia, the ancient Italian city.

The citizens of the southern France near River Rhone
Shall be angry at former neighboring Spain
Who engage much in sensual enjoyments, and the whole population is put to sleep
The Vicar of Christ moves to Rhone as Vatican City captured by Italians.

COMMENT: Italy and Spain shall belong to the Eastern Alliance alongside with Russia and Muslims. Pope JP II shall flee from Rome to the southern France near Marseilles probably by boat.

II.35   Pope Paul II flees to the area near two rivers.

Logis: home ,house; prendre: to take, seize; dedans: inside; etouffer: suffocate; rotir: to roast, scorch; seur (sur): sure; adviendra (advenir): to happen; Sol or mansol: Labor of the Sun or John Paul II; caper or cape: the pope; Arc: (fig.) the Church; amortir: to break, mortify.

COMMENT: The Holy Father shall flee from Rome to France near River Rhone.

II.97   Roman Pontiff, be on guard when you approach the city between two rivers.

Garde: cautious; fleuve: river; "la cite que deux fleuves": "city between two river" here might means the city of Lyon between two Rivers Rhone and Saone or Loire; arrose (arroser): to water or wash out; ton: your; sang: blood; aupres: nearby; cracher: to spit; toy: you; les tiens: your family, your supporters; fluerir: to bloom (flowers); rose: here the Mystical Rose or Rosa Mystica, one of many titles of the Mother of God.

COMMENT: Pope John Paul II shall flee Rome and take refuge in southern France. He shall visit Lyon and shall be captured and martyred nearby, in the region near the river Rhone or southern France. At the end, Blessed Mother shall receive his soul and offer to her Divine Son , our Lord.

II.94   John Paul captured, Christians deported.

Pau: Paul or JP II; mal: malice, harm; recevra (recevoir): to receive; terreur: terror; maritin (maritime): maritime Lion or England; infini: infinite; eschapper: to escape; quart: a quarter.

COMMENT: Pope Paul shall be captured in France by French informants. Muslims shall deport Jews and Christians, and prisoners to the islands located in Mediterranean.

IX.68   December 13, PopePaul shall be captured where Saone and Rhone join.

Obscurcie: obscure; mal; evil; Saone et Rhone: two rivers in southern France; bois: wood; cachez (cacher): to hide, conceal; soldat: soldier; jour: day ,feast day; onc: ever, never; fut (futur): future; throsne: throne, here papacy; jour de Lucie: feast day of St. Lucie, a Denmark tradition, December 13.

COMMENT: This quatrain ties with IV.27. The pyramid mentioned in Quatrain IV.27 is Mount Aymar. On December 13th, Pope JP II shall be captured and martyred shortly somewhere in southern France. The term "Denmark" might mean that the vice president of Denmark will be his last audience.

X.30   Pope Paul shall be put to death.

Nepveu (neveu): nephew; nouveau: new; venu (venir): to come, become; surnom: nickname; soustient (soutenir): to support, hold up; couvert: cover; chassez (chasser): to chase; mis a mort: put to death; nu: nude; rouge: red; noir: black; convertiront (convertir): to convert, transform; leur: their; vert: green.

COMMENT: Pole is used to support arc and tent. John Paul II and his close confidants are prophesied here. They shall be hunted and put to death by Muslim or Russian forces when they advance into the southern France. Red figuratively means the pope and black the bishops or priests who are accompanying him. Green implies the turning color of dead bodies.

X.29   The agony of the holy Pope.

Pol: Poland; Mansol: manus (latin means labor) & soleil means sun, the Labor of the Sun or John Paul II; caverne: cave, den; caprine: (latin = caprinus) goat-like; cache: hidden; pris: capture; extrait (extraire): to draw, pull; hors: out, outside; barbe: beard; mene (mener): to drive or steer; comme: like, beste: beast; mastine: domestic; Begourdans: habitants of Bigorre, southern French of which the major village is Tarbe, near Lourdes; amenee (amener): to bring, carry; Tarbe: French town near Lourdes and Spanish border.

COMMENT: In 1139, St. Malachy of Ireland received the prophetic insight concerning all future popes in order to present to the Holy Pontiff who was in great distress at that time. This list was lost and discovered in 1590, therefore, Nostradamus could not have read the lost document. Anyway, Pope John Paul II was described as "the Labor of the Sun" which meant that he was the servant of our Lady, the Lady clothed with the Sun described in Chapter 12 of the Book of Revelation. There will be only two true popes after him who were described as "the Glory of Olive" or the pope of period of peace and "Roman the Peter" or the militant pope who shall shepherd his people through the hard time, probably before the reign of the antichrist.Pope Paul II shall grow beard during his exile. He shall suffer a humiliating ordeal and cruel death after being captured in southern France. He shall be taken to Tarbe probably martyred in the Temple of the Virgin (Q.IV.27) or Lourdes. During his life, the holy Pope consecrates himself to Blessed Mother. The Holy Father imitates the Lord perfectly in life as in death. Please pray for him.

II.15   John Paul I & John Paul II murdered, a world-wide economic crisis.

Peu: little while; devant: before; trucide (trucider): to kill; Castor et Pollux: two brothers, sons of Jupiter (Greek mythology); nef: ship, vessel nave of church; astre: star; crainite (crainte): fear; arain: (latin = aeris): silver coin, money; vuide (vide): empty; Pisa, Asti, Ferrare, Turin: all Italian cities; interdicte: forbidden, restricted.

COMMENT: Boat is often used to indicate the Church. Castor and Pollux implied Pope JP I and JP II. Economic crisis shall occur when the rumour of war emerged. Then shortly after that JP II will be killed. The fearful star here is the comet Hale Bopp.

VIII.46  The Labor of the Sun shall die near Rhone.

Pol: Poland or Paul, JP II; mensolee: men of the Sun, "Labor of the Sun" or JP II; mourra (mourrir): to die; trois: three; lieu: league = 4 km or 2.5 miles; Rhone: River Rhone, southern France, near Marseilles; fuis (fuir): to run away; prochains: neighbor, brother, fellow human; tarasc: tarasconi, French town in the south, near Marseilles; detroit: strait; car: because; le plus: the most; throsne: throne; coq: cock or France; aigle: eagle or USA; freres: brothers.

COMMENT: Pope John Paul II shall die at about 7.5 miles from River Rhone somewhere in the southern France. He shall flee from Rome, come under French protection, and later fall into the hands of Muslim invaders. French, British, and US shall form an alliance.

IV.27  After receiving thePrince of Denmark, Pope Paul shall deliver his life in the hands
           of Blessed Mother.

Salon: French town; Mansol: manus(latin) of soleil (French) or Labor of the Sun, JP II; Tarasconi: southern France town, on River Rhone, near Marseilles; SEX: Aquae Sextiae, Aix-en-Provence near Marseilles; ou: where; debout: standing; encore: still, livrer: to deliver; Rachat or Rachatere (ancient French): Redeemer; honny: derived from honnir or honeur (honor); Artemide or Diana: goddess of chastity or virgins, here means Blessed Virgin.

COMMENT: In the region near Marseilles and River Rhone, Pope John Paul II shall receive his last audience with the Vice President of Denmark. Then the Lord shall receive his martyrdom from the hands of Blessed Virgin Mary.

II.98   John Paul offers his martyrdom to his Bridegroom.

Celui: he, she, one; sang: blood; resperse: (latin = respergo) and (French = arroser) meaning to water, sprinkle; visage: face; proche: near to, approaching; venant (venir): to come; leo: (fig.) pope or John Paul II; augure: prophet, clergyman or pope; presage: prophecy, omen; estre: being, existence; a mort: at death; lors: thenceforth; fiancee: bridegroom, here the Lord Jesus.

COMMENT: At the end, Pope JP II shall offer his earthly life as the final act of sacrifice to Jesus Christ to fulfill the ancient prophecy (of Nostradamus).
Up to now, reader already see how the prophet Nostradamus used astrological terms or Greek mythology in describing figuratively many persons or events that are completely unrelated to astrology. Ironically, for centuries, many had tried so hard to study Noastradamus's prophecies by studying astrological configurations. He did this purposedly to obscure the prophecies until the due time chosen by God alone.

V.21  The death of a saintly Pope.

Trepas: death; secourus (secourir): to succour, support; feu: fire; livra (livrer): to deliver, give up, surrender; butin: loot,spoils; hardi: bold, determined, courageous; incorus: incorrupted.

COMMENT: The saintly Pope John Paul II shall die and his body shall become incorruptible.

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