The symbol of the Babylonian Empire, as depicted in Daniel Chapter 7, is a lion with eagle's wings.

Statue of the Lion of Babylon
in Iraq.


The lion was the ubiquitous symbol of ancient Babylon.

In Daniel Chapter 7, that Prophet used the lion with eagle's wings symbol when referring to the first universal empire.

After the Babylonian Captivity of Britannia in 1066, that lion became the symbol of the British Empire.

King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon is depicted
as a ferocious lion
with eagle's wings.

Here is a quote from the real Saint Peter, who never once set foot in the city of Roma:

Be sober, be vigilant (Gk. gregoreuo); because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour (I St. Peter 5:8).

In the year that baby Leo was born, the Papacy was also in its infancy. Popes did not take a throne name until Pope John II in 533, so Leo kept his birth name.

When Leo became Pope in 440, a serious rift was already beginning between Old Roma and New Roma or Constantinople. The Council of Chalcedon, held in 451, and attended by 600 bishops, declared that Old Roma held the primacy only because it was the imperial city.

Pope Leo I (400461).
Pope from 440 to 461.

In 451, the Council of Chalcedon declared that Old Roma had the preeminence only because it was the imperial city.

It was then that Attila the Hun (406453) began ravaging the Eastern Roman Empire. He failed to conquer Constantinople, so he turned westward.

Pope Leo bribed him not to attack Roma, but in case he changed his mind, Leo sent him to "Hun hell" the following year!


The famous meeting between Pope Leo
and Attila the Hun in 452, by Raphael.

There is an amazing continuity between pagan and Papal Roma. Ambitious Roman generals, who wanted to be Caesars, would bribe barbarian chiefs to attack the frontier. Then they would march out, defeat them, and return in triumph. The Romans were awestruck by the persuasive power of Pope Leo over the "Scourge of God" Attila the Hun!

Pope Leo II (611
Pope from 682 to 683.

Pope Leo II was Pope during the era when the Exarch of Ravenna ruled large portions of Italy.

The Exarch was appointed by the Byzantine Emperor, and the Popes were subject to the civil power.

That situation was galling to the Papacy because they wanted complete independence from Constantinople.


The Exarchate of Ravenna
from 584 to 751.

Pope Leo II is considered a "good Pope" because his reign only lasted from August 682 to June 683.

Pope Leo III.
Pope from 795 to 816.

On Christmas Day in 800, Charlemagne—son of King Pepin—was crowned "Holy Roman Emperor" by Pope Leo III.

Since Charlemagne did not rule over Roma—he was a fake "Roman Emperor," as were all the members of his dynasty.

Coincidentally, Viking attacks on the Congregation founded by St. Patrick began about that time.



An artistic depiction of the crowning
of Charlemagne by Pope Leo III.

Leo was assaulted in Roma by partisans of the late Pope Adrian I, and fled to Charlemagne at Paderborn. The King of the Franks arbitrated the dispute, restoring Leo to his office. Leo subsequently crowned Charlemagne as "Holy Roman Emperor," which was not approved in Constantinople, although the Byzantines, occupied with their own defenses, were in no position to make much opposition.

Pope Leo IV.
Pope from 847 to 855.

Pope Leo had a rooster placed on top of the Old St. Peter's Basilica to commemorate Peter denying Christ 3 times!

Then he ordered that roosters be placed on all Catholic churches!

The pontiff was "praying" that Catholics would also deny Christ by converting to Islam!

Pope Leo's rooster that adorned the Old St. Peter's Basilica.

Construction of the Basilica, built over the historical site of the Circus of Nero, began during the reign of Emperor Jesus Constantine. The name "Old St. Peter's Basilica" has been used since the construction of the current Basilica to distinguish the two buildings.

Immediately after Pope Leo went to St. Peter, Pope Joan, disguised as Pope John the Englishman, wore the triple crown under the name Pope John/Joan VII.

Pope Joan VII.
Reigned from 855 to 857.

Pope Joan was elected to the Papacy in the year 855 under the name John/Joan VII.

She reigned for 2 years until her disguise was blown when she gave birth during a procession.

The birth of her baby was considered "miraculous" because Vatican officials told the people that she did not have a male lover!


Medieval artistic rendition of
Pope Joan giving birth.

To hide the reign of the female Pope, a Pope Benedict III was inserted between the reigns of Pope Leo and Pope Nicholas I. The numbering system of the Pope Johns was also changed as there is no Pope John XX.

Pope Leo V.
Pope from 903 to 904.

Until the 20th century, Pope Christopher was a legitimate Pope. Now he is called an "Antipope."

The Greek word anti, as in Antichrist, means a substitute or surrogate.

Since every Pope is an Antichrist, that means that an Antipope is actually a "good Pope." Both men were "good Popes" because their reigns were very short!


Pope Christopher I.
Pope from 903 to 904.

Both Popes were sent to St. Peter by the next pontiff named Sergius III. In Roma, the 10th century is known as "the rule of the harlots," or the pornocracy. That era is symbolized in the Apocalypse by the Congregation of Thyatira, when Jezebel was riding the Beast, and the Papacy was a veritable sewer of corruption.

Pope Leo VI.
Pope from 928 to 929.

The infamous Marozia was a veritable Jezebel on steroids and the precursor to Lucretia Borgia.

Marozia eliminated 3 pontiffs to make her favorite son Pope.

Marozia sent Popes John X and Popes Leo and Christopher to St. Peter in order to place her favorite son, Pope John XI, on the throne!


The infamous courtesan Marozia

The 5-year-reign of Pope John XI was considered a long reign during the 10th century when the life span of most pontiffs was very short indeed.

Pope Leo VII.
Pope from 936 to 939.

Pope Leo VII was a patron of monk Oddo of Cluny, who tried to "reform" the corrupt Benedictine monastic system.

Young people were told that the best way to save their souls and escape from the world was to become monks or nuns.

Once inside, the inmates discovered that not only the 7 deadly sins, but 7,000 deadly sins, were committed daily!


Monk Oddo of Cluny

The monasteries were also "boot camps" for Popes, as many of the pontiffs were "graduates" of the monasteries.

Pope Leo VIII.
Pope from June 964 to March 965.

From 963 to 964, Leo was considered an Antipope in opposition to Popes John XII and Benedict V.

He was appointed by fake "Roman Emperor " Otto I.

That "Roman Emperor" had been appointed by the previous Pope John XXII.


Pope Benedict V.
Pope from May to June 964.

Both Popes were succeeded by Pope John XIII. On Christmas Day in 967, Pope John XIII crowned Otto II—son of fake "Roman Emperor" Otto I—as co-emperor.

Pope Leo IX (10021254).
Pope from 1049 to 1054.

The final split between Roma and Constantinople occurred in 1054.

Today, it is called the Great Schism, and it was instigated by Pope Leo IX.

To buttress the fake Roman supremacy, Leo used the "Donation of Constantine," which was later proved to be a forgery.


Michael I Cerularius (1000 1159).
Patriarch of Constantinople from 1043
to 1059.

In September 1053, Pope Leo sent a letter to Ecumenical Patriarch Cerularius with a copy of the fake "Donation of Constantine." Naturally, the Patriarch rejected all the demands of the pontiff.

In 1054, Pope Leo sent 3 legates with a Bull of Excommunication for the Patriarch . . . and the entire Orthodox Church. They laid the Bull on the altar of Hagia Sophia . . . and then fled. In return, the Patriarch excommunicated the entire Latin Church or See of Roma. Open war was declared, which still continues to this day.

Pope Leo X (1475–1521).
Pope Leo X (1475–1521).
Pope from 1513 to 1521.

The greatest event of the past 1000 years happened during the pontificate of Leo X.

The Reformation began on October 31, 1517, when German monk Saint Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the Castle Church door in Wittenberg, Germany.

In 1520, Saint Martin threw oceans of ink at the devil when he published his magnum opus entitled On the Babylonian Captivity of the Church.

“As a nail in a sure place”
“As a nail in a sure place”
(Isaiah 22:23).

In January 1521, Pope Leo formally excommunicated the Saint by the Bull Decet Romanum Pontificem or It Pleases the Roman Pontiff. He also ordered fake "Roman Emperor" Charles V to enforce the Bull by arresting and burning Saint Martin Luther alive at the stake.

Pope Leo XI (1535–1605).
Pope from April 1 to 27, 1605.

The pontificate of Leo XI lasted only 1 month. He was reluctant to bless the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot, so he was sent to St. Peter.

The next pontiff, Paul V, had no such qualms, as he issued a plenary indulgence (license to kill) to all who participated in the Gunpowder Plot, and said that they were doing a "holy work most pleasing to God."



Pope Paul V (1550–1621).
Pope from 1605 to 1621.

Leo also canonized Ignatius Loyola, co-founder of the Jesuits, and Charles Borromeo. Had the Gunpowder Plot succeeded, there would have been no Pilgrim Fathers to sail on the Mayflower, and no New Jerusalem in the New World.

Pope Leo XII (1760–1829).
Pope from 1823 to 1829.

Pope Leo XII carried on the policies of his predecessor with a vengeance.

That meant that absolutely no progress, such as newspapers, gas lighting, or railroads in the Papal States.

Giuseppe Garibaldi and Giuseppe Mazzini—who worked for the unification of Italy—were his sworn enemies.


Pope Gregory XVI (1791–1846).
Pope from 1831 to 1846.

Every year ending in 9 is supposed to be "unlucky." Pope Leo was succeeded by Pope Pius VIII who only reigned for 20 months.

Pope Leo XIII (1810–1903).
Pope from 1878 to 1903.

Pope Leo was the last pontiff to reign before the Liberation of Roma in September 1870.

The epochal event did not make him see the "handwriting on the wall."

The roaring lion became more aggressive after the liberation of Roma because Leo said that he was "God Almighty on the Earth."


"Almighty God" carried
in a procession.

Here is a quote from the Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII:

But since We hold upon this earth the place of God Almighty, who will have all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth, and now that Our advanced age and the bitterness of anxious cares urge Us on towards the end common to every mortal, We feel drawn to follow the example of Our Redeemer and Master, Jesus Christ, who, when about to return to heaven, implored of God, His Father, in earnest prayer, that His disciples and followers should be of one mind and of one heart. (The Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII, p. 304).

After the Fall of the Papal States, the roaring lion began to concentrate all of his activities on the New World, especially the New Jerusalem. Before the end of time, Satan was determined to plant his tabernacle from sea to shining sea (Daniel 11:45).

Pope Leo XIII was the last Pope with named in the nightmarish Papal dynasty! The best way to rescue Catholics . . . and Muslims . . . from the Babylonian system is to present the true history of the Papal dynasty:

Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver every man his soul: be not cut off in her iniquity, for it is the time of JEHOVAH's vengeance; he will render unto her a recompense (Jeremiah 51:6).

And I heard another voice from heaven saying, "Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues" (Apocalypse 18:4).

Vital links


Norwich, John Julius. Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy. Random House, New York, 2011.

Pope Leo XIII. The Great Encyclical Letters of Pope Leo XIII. Tan Books Publishers, Rockford, Illinois, 1902. Reprinted 1995.

Rappaport, Angelo S. The Love Affairs of the Vatican. Barnes & Nobles Books, New York, 1995. (Originally published in 1912).

Woodrow, Ralph. Babylon Mystery Religion Ancient and Modern. Ralph Woodrow Evangelistic Association. Riverside, CA., 1966.

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