Pope Gregory IX is infamous as the founder of the dreaded Inquisition which terrorized Europe for centuries. The Inquisition was efficient as a killing machine that it became defunct by the time of the blessed Reformation. It was revived under the term "Holy Office" by Pope Paul IV.

Pope Gregory IX (11451241).
Pope from 1227 to 1241.

Pope Gregory IX created the dreaded Inquisition, and he also canonized Inquisitor Dominic de Guzmán—founder of the Dominicans.

He was very involved with fulfilling the "prophecy" of Joachim of Fiore, who predicted a "Third Age" of the "Holy Spirit" in 1260.

Pope Gregory IX also condemned the Holy Fire in the Church of the "Holy Sepulchre" as a pious fraud, and he ordered the Franciscan monks to extinguish it.


Dominic de Guzmán (11701221)
was the founder of the Inquisition.

Pope Gregory was very involved in the marriage between Sultan Frederick II and Princess Isabella of Britannia, sister of Plantagenet King Henry III. Additionally, he sent his Dominican and Franciscan monks to advise Genghis Khan (11621267) on the best way to make all Asia Muslim by 1260.

Pope Gregory X (12101276).
Pope from 1271 to 1276.

Pope Gregory continued the policies of the previous Gregory, which included financial and military support for the Mongols.

The Muslims under Caliph al-Walid failed to conquer China in the 7th century, but they morphed into "Mongols" in the 13th century, and tried again under Genghis Khan.

The famous explorer Marco Polo was sent as an legate to Kublai Khan by Pope Gregory.

Niccolò and Maffeo Polo remitting a letter from
Kubilai Khan to Pope Gregory X in 1271.

By the 13th century, Central Asia was inhabited by millions of Christians, derisively called "Nestorians" by the monks. Beginning with the conquests of Genghis Khan, that vast area was totally obliterated by the Mongols hordes. Like the plague of locusts on Egypt at the Exodus, they left nothing in their wake.

Pope Gregory XI (1329–1378).
Pope from 1370 to 1378.

Pope Gregory XI was the 7th Avignon Pope and he was very, very reluctant to return to Roma.

Catherine of Sienna shamed the reluctant pontiff into returning the Papacy to the city of the Seven Hills.

Catherine of Siena leading Pope
Gregory back to Roma.

It was "dead head" Catherine of Siena who shamed Gregory into returning to Roma:

Historians have long been divided on what finally drove Pope Gregory to make the long-promised departure to Rome. Some have balked at the idea that his decision might have resulted from the blandishments of a woman; nonetheless there can be no denying that the arrival in Avignon of a steely self-assured lady from Italy did coincide with the ending of the pope's long procrastination. She was a young Dominican laywoman by the name of Catherine Benincasa, later to be canonized as St. Catherine of Siena and to become patron saint of Italy. (Mullins, The Popes of Avignon, p. 207).

Evil twin Catherine of Siena is the person most responsible for returning the Papacy to Italy.

Pope Gregory XII (1326–1417.
Pope from 1406 to 1415.

Gregory was chosen by a conclave of only 15 cardinals under the express condition that, should Avignon Pope Benedict XIII resign, he would resign also.

Pope Benedict XIII had absolutely no intention of ever resigning, as he withstood a 4.5-year siege of his palace at Avignon.


Avignon Pope Benedict XIII.
Pope from 1394 to

That pontiff finally abdicated on July 4, 1415, to make way for Pope Martin V, and the end of the Great Western Schism!

Pope Gregory XIII was the "Holy Office" on steroids as he engineered the horrible St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre in France.

Pope Gregory XIII (1502-1585).
Pope Gregory XIII (1502–1585).
Pope from1572 to 1585.

Pope Gregory XIII engineered the horrible Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre.

During the Massacre, Catholics were behaving like Muslims!

The Gregorian calendar—now universally used—is named after him!

Blood flowed like a river in the streets of Paris.
The Catholics were acting like Muslims
during the Massacre!

After the Massacre, Pope Gregory celebrated a Te Deum mass. Italian artist Giorgio Vasari painted 3 frescoes which still hang in the Sala Regia Palace next to the Cistine Chapel. A commemorate medal was struck with Gregory's portrait and on the obverse a chastising angel, sword in hand, and the legend UGONOTTORUM STRAGES ("Massacre of the Huguenots"). Pope Gregory designated September 11 as a joint holiday (Feast of the unholy Rosary) to celebrate the Battle of Lepanto and the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre!!

Pope Gregory XIV.
Pope from 1590 to 1591.

Pope Urban VII was the predecessor of Pope Gregory and his Papacy lasted only 12 days—the shortest Papal reign in history.

His Papacy began just 2 years after the defeat of the "Invincible" Armada bankrupted the Spanish treasury!

Philip II was furious at all the pontiffs because he never received payment due to the failure of his "Invincible" Armada.

King Philip II (1527-1598).
King Philip II (1527–1598).
King from 1554 to 1598.

Philip II financed his "Invincible" Armada from gold stolen from the New World natives, but Pope Sixtus V (15881590) also promised him a huge payment in gold when he landed in England. That landing never happened, but Philip II still demanded payment. That was why the furious and bankrupt Philip sent so many Popes to St. Peter.

Pope Gregory XV (1554–1623).
Pope from 1621 to 1623

Just 3 years before he became pontiff, the bloody Thirty Years' War erupted in Europe.

That war was led by fake "Roman" Emperor Ferdinand II, and Gregory supported him enthuastically.

Christian Europe was saved by the timely intervention of the "Lion of the North"—King Gustavus of Sweden.


Fake "Roman Emperor" Ferdinand II.
Reigned from 1619 to 1637.

Ferdinand II was a scion of the Austrian House of Hapsburg which produced a long line of fake Holy "Roman" Emperors.

The Thirty Years' War left Europe devastated, and resulted in the death of millions of people. France eventually emerged as the winner when the Peace of Westphalia was signed in 1648. Pope "Innocent" X opposed that treaty vehemently.

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

Pope Gregory banned gas lighting and railroads in the Papal States, calling them "the work of the devil."

In 1833, Giuseppe Garibaldi and Giuseppe Mazzini vowed to work together for the unification of Italy.

That put him a collision course with Pope Gregory and he was forced to flee the country.


General Giuseppe Garibaldi

Until he went to St. Peter in 1846, Pope Gregory was the sworn enemy of all progress, and especially the unification of Italy.

Pope Gregory XVI was the last Pope named Gregory 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


Mollat. G. The Popes At Avignon: the Babylonian Captivity of the Medieval Church. Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1965.

Mullins, Edwin. The Popes Of Avignon: A Century in Exile. Signal Books Limited, Oxford, England.

Weir, Alison. Eleannor of Aquitaine. Ballantine Books, New York, 1999.

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