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Did the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of Pope Frances I fulfill a prophecy written around 2,000 years ago?

On March 13, 2013, millions of people from around the globe found themselves eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new pope who would eventually be introduced to the world on the famous balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica. After a brief introduction, Pope Frances I greeted the world. Many people viewed the election of Frances as just another exciting change in Roman Catholic leadership. However, some saw the events surrounding the election of the new pope as a direct fulfillment of Bible prophecy.