#212 – The Coming of the Great Monarch


For centuries Catholics in Europe believed in the coming of a Great Monarch and a Final Pope who would foreshadow the End Times. This episode looks at these legends and what the Catholic Church teaches about prophecy.

Again, these prophecies have not been declared valid by the Magisterium and should be viewed with historical interest only

Prophecy of St. Malachy on the Popes

St. Constantine XI
Prophecy of Adso Montier-en-Der
Prophecy of Pseudo-Methodius

Catechism on the End Times – paragraphs 672-677

Photo of Constantine XI by Tilemahos Efthimiadis

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podcasticon#212 – The Great Monarch



  1. your father
    Posted November 22, 2009 at 6:48 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Have you ever done anything on centering prayer ? How about a pdcast or two on “the cloud of the unknown”

  2. Alex
    Posted February 6, 2013 at 6:59 pm | Permalink | Reply

    What statue is this?

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