Catholic Conservatives Allege Pope Francis Was Elected By Secret Cardinal Conspiracy

Was there a secret plot to elect Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio at the papal conclave last year? Catholic conservatives say there was....

Was there a secret plot to elect Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio at the papal conclave last year?

“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.” Revelation 18:4

No, it’s not the plot to a brand-new Dan Brown thriller, it’s actually what Catholic conservatives are now alleging after watching the dizzying rise to power of Jesuit priest Jorge Mario Bergoglio to sit on the Vatican throne as Pope Francis.


The furor stems from a behind-the-scenes account of the March 2013 conclave, presented in a new book about Francis titled “The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope.”

In the last chapter of the biography, which focuses on Bergoglio’s early life in Argentina and career as a Jesuit, author Austen Ivereigh delivers an insider account of how a group of cardinals who wanted a reformer pope quietly sought to rally support for Bergoglio in the days leading up to the conclave. A paragraph in the last chapter of the book is being rewritten as follows:

They had learned their lessons from 2005. They first secured Bergoglio’s assent. Asked if he was willing, he said that he believed that at this time of crisis for the Church no cardinal could refuse if asked.

In keeping with conclave rules, they did not ask Bergoglio if he would be willing to be a candidate. But they believed this time that the crisis in the Church would make it hard for him to refuse if elected.

Pope Francis is all about change, radical change that the Catholic Church corporation has not ever seen. As we have been reporting, Francis has been working tirelessly to bring into the Roman tent all the world’s major religions, with a special focus on wooing the Islam and the Muslim world. Vatican watchers see a One World Religion in the making. Francis has been very successful in wooing over to his side Protestant preachers with massive congregations and influence.


In the past year, both Joel Osteen and Rick Warren have allowed themselves to become recruiting tools for the Catholic church. Rick Warren went so far as to give an interview on the Catholic Network where he referred to Pope Francis as “our pope”, sending shock-waves throughout mainline Christianity.

A few months ago, Francis attempted what many classify as a massive overreach in papal authority by attempting to welcome in the LGBT Movement into the Catholic church, which was shouted down vehemently by the conservative bishops. But the mere fact that he tried it shows the direction in which he is trying to take things, which could generate an irreparable church split.

But all parties close to the Vatican agree on one thing: Pope Francis is changing the Catholic system in very dramatic ways, with no end in sight to the alterations. Not since the very first pope, Constantine, in 325 AD, has there been this much movement on platform issues. The only question is, how far will he be allowed to go?



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  • Deborah

    Of course it was a conspiracy–by the devil who is the ‘prince of the power of the air’. But our God is the righteous Judge of all the earth who will do right. I’m betting we won’t have to wait too much longer.

  • Frank Hanson

    God’s in control…PERIOD!!! This is the False Prophet of Revelation 17 without a doubt. We are all living in amazing times and God’s Holy, Holy, Holy Word beyond human words. All is happening according to the Bible and by seeing the False Prophet, it can ONLY mean that the revealing of the BEAST/ANTICHRIST is following RIGHT BEHIND. That means the Rapture of the Holy Spirit Filled Church “MUST” be taken out of the WAY!!! The third personage of the Trinity/Godhead is Omnipresent and WILL enliven millions during the 7 years of tribulation, which means that what’s restraining (The Revealing of the Beast) is all of us who are TRUE Christians…NOT said faith (Ones of would call themselves Christian and yet, tremble just to say the name of Jesus Christ to a family member or a friend, or even a stranger…COWARDS) christians, not cults (Mormon,JWs and many more) We are going Up to the clouds to meet the Lord in the Air and THERE we shall always be with our Savior!!! Hallelujah, Hallelujah, Hallelujah and AMEN!!! Frank

  • franko Bernabei

    I agree with Mr. Hanson’s letter as that should sum everything up !

  • MRH

    Did none notice the occult date factor? 😯

    While we don’t normally put a lot of stock in numerology, the great biblical scholar and Anglican theologian E.W. Bullinger wrote an exhaustive treatise in the 19th century which has yielded some interesting connections to the new Pontiff. The numbers surrounding Pope Francis’ election keep coming up thirteen. White smoke at 7:06 PM which in numerology 7 + 6 = 13 and he is 76 years old 7 + 6 = 13 and then he was elected on the calendar date 3/13/13 which sports two 13s of its own but in numerology 3/13/2013 also yields 3+1+3+2+0+1+3=13 and he was announced at precisely 8:13 PM Vatican time or in military and European time 20:13 making for 3/13/2013 at 20:13. According to Bullinger:

    Hot News

    I. A new Pope has been elected, on 3/13/2013, a date which contains a strong “Occult Signature”!

    This new Pope is the First Jesuit Pope, the first Pope from the New World (Americas) and the first to take the name ‘Francis’.

    NEWS BRIEF: “New pope chosen: Argentine Jorge Mario Bergoglio who becomes Pope Francis I”, CTV News 3/13/13

    “The Roman Catholic Church has elected a new pope: Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the 76-year-old Archbishop of Buenos Aires who has chosen the papal name Francis. Jorge Bergoglio has made history as the first pope of the Americas; the first Jesuit; and the first non-European pope in more than 1,000 years.”

    The most important single fact about the election of this new Pope is that he was elected on March 13, 2013, also represented as 3/13/2013 or 3/13/13. When you “reduce” these numbers, as occultists always do, the first representation of this date equals ’13’, the occult number representing “extreme rebellion against God”. When you reduce the second way to represent this date, you get the number ’11’, which is the occult number for Antichrist.

    Why are numbers sacred to the Satanist? Listen to the explanation of one of history’s greatest Satanists, W. Wynn Wescott. ‘Numbers are a key to the ancient views of cosmogony — in its broad sense, spiritually as well as physically considered, to the evolution of the present human race; all systems of religious mysticism are based upon numerals. The sacredness of numbers begins with the Great First Cause, the One, and ends only with the nought or zero — symbol of the infinite and boundless universe’.” [“The Occult Power of Numbers”, W. Wynn Westcott, p. 15.]

    To reiterate: “… ‘Numbers are a key to the ancient views of cosmogony … spiritually as well as physically … to the evolution of the present human race; all systems of religious mysticism are based upon numerals. The sacredness of numbers …”

    The Satanist always places great power in numbers, especially the Black Magic Satanist. Satanists believe that a carefully planned event must be carried out according to the correct numbers, or it may not be successful. They go to great lengths to make an event occur according to the correct numbers. As Wescott explains, “… so 11 is the essence of all that is sinful, harmful, and imperfect.” [Ibid., p. 100] Thus, while 11 is very important, multiplication’s are also important, such as 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, 88, and 99.

    Therefore, this new Pope, who is the 112th Pope of St. Malachy’s prophecy, and is supposed to be the final Pope, was selected on a day in which the numerics add to the occult number ’11’ and ’13’, both associated with the Illuminati and with the coming New World Order.

    • carson

      And revelation 13:11 being where the false prophet-who points everyone to worship the anti-christ, is first shown. Odd. anyway not into numbers myself much but is interesting.

      The false prophet is described as “like a lamb”..why use that as description? To the world the man seems to represent Christ who of course is the only Lamb of God? But this person speaks as a dragon. But the worldly don’t know that he speaks as a dragon, rev 19:20 shows they were deceived by him, had no idea. Evil is good and good is evil in the world today and coming.

      Whoever takes the station of false prophet he goes as far as the return of Christ, then is taken alive along with the anti-christ and is thrown alive into the lake of fire, rev 19.
      Gained the whole world there for some months..but lost their souls.

      • MRH

        See below video as explains all 😉

    • MRH

      See below video as explains all 😉

  • Jenny


    Chew on this…..

    The “C”atholic pride themselves of having only one leader, one voice, one doctrine.

    Oh the irony that they may very well see a split between the more liberal vs. conservative groups!

    They chide us for so many Protestant denominations because a split happens every time someone disagrees.

    In a word….plank.


    • MRH

      See below video as explains all 😉

  • MRH

    Hi Folk,

    What evidence must there be unto your call?

    Who are ILLUMINATI and the Power it HAS – Documentary 2014

    P.S. Short but precise video on the Illuminati!


  • MRH

    • STL

      MRH: Why are you always looking for the evidence in all the wrong places? If your living by this world society laws, then please look for the evidence in these videos about the ILLUMINATI. But living by faith alone, our evidence is in the scriptures of our Bibles. Jesus only request us to do 2 things in our lives. 1. Obtaining Salvation through Jesus Christ. 2. Spreading Salvation to others.

      But you continue this garbage of how the ILLUMINATI will control this world.

      Remember the story about Jesus speaking to Apostle Thomas in the chamber. Thomas wanted proveth that Jesus was really alive after his Resurrection, by seeing the marks in Jesus body. But Jesus said to Thomas, that there will be those that has never seen me, by will still follow after me.

      Jesus was talking about pure fath in Him.

      You need to honestly recieved Salvation in Jesus Christ, and stop worrying what these world leaders are going to do in this world, this world belongs to Satan. Our world is in Heaven with Jesus Christ.

      • MRH

        “You need to honestly recieved Salvation in Jesus Christ, and stop worrying what these world leaders are going to do in this world, this world belongs to Satan. Our world is in Heaven with Jesus Christ”

        STL: I was saved long ago, so no need to worry any longer about my salvation aspect, and whatever varied sins I may be guilty of 😉

        My interest in the occult is because it is everywhere today and corrupting the lost and blind folk. And like bible prophecy, conspiracy theories intrigue me (hobby aspect/*). Also this stuff concerns me from a personal standpoint, as these negatives affect all of our lives in varied ways. Therefore I like to be on top of things, not living in ignorance like do many. These are the final days, and things are strange everywhere, and getting weirder by the minute even 😯

        P.S. Since 911 I’ve been deeply involved with various end time mysteries, trying to understand them as best I can, and teach others whatever I discover through research efforts 😀

  • STL

    MRK: you have proclaim yourself as a Mid-Tribber several times, then you were proclaiming your a Post-Tribber. But you did say in your theory: “Just wait and see what happens”. That the belief of Pan-Tribbers.

    Your surely will be in the 7 year Tribulation, but what is not sure, if you’ll be giving the chance to deny the Mark of the Beast?

    Because, in Revelation in the 1st half of the Tribulation 1/4 of the population of mankind on earth will die from earthquakes, asteriod attack, tidal waves and the choas when the Stock Market will crashed All these die in vain, because they will not be given the chance to refuse the Mark of the Beast, which come in the mid of the Tribulation.

    Would not it be better for you to surrender your self totally over to Jesus Christ, by obtaining the Gift of Salvation in Jesus Christ, and become Born Again in Jesus Christ ( John 3:16 ) and live by faith alone than worrying about how this world is getting more evil by the day?

    • MRH

      STL: I’m NOT pre-trib, mid-trib, nor post-trib, but something otherwise. I don’t believe that the tribulation is the end of the world, nor is tribulation for the world but rather the saints. We believers are all saints, but tribulation will be unto the Jews in Israel. And that tribulation will be due to NWO corruption aspect (abomination of desolation).

      Anyway, the tribulation focus will be in Israel, not elsewhere. Scripture clearly defines things, if one properly interprets things. Even so, it’s still too soon as temple not built (just implements), and Mideast conflict and wars yet abound. I suspect we may be either in or soon entering Psalm 83 Jew and Muslim war? Which ends with temple rising on the mount.

      P.S. The Shimitah stuff is either false or part of NWO agendas? I’m not yet sure, but for certain not biblical in the least little factor. Those three (sun, moon, stars) simultaneous mystery dark global events happen right after the tribulation and rapture, and right before the day of the Lord (all accounts declare). Even so, I’m watching things closely with Stock Market, as such hope is part of my lively-hood these dark jobless days.

  • John Murray

    I accidentally came across this website, which I guess is some kind of ultra-conservative Protestant thing. As a life-long Roman Catholic, I have always been taught that the Lord works his will at all times and in all places, usually through the cooperation of us human beings, but when God had gotten totally frustrated with us He sent His only Son here on earth to put everything right. Which He did! Jesus left us a church, and he left us with instructions about what we should be doing with it. Those instructions were given by Jesus in his Sermon on the Mount (actually a collection of his teachings which the gospel writers put together for us):
    Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Verse 3)
    Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. (Verse 4)
    Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted. (Verse 5)
    Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill. (Verse 6)
    Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. (Verse 7)
    Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God. (Verse 8)
    Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. (Verse 9)
    Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Verse 10)
    Every Christian, and every Pope, I would hope, should be guided by these fundamental principles of our faith. Personally, I am absolutely delighted that God has decided to send us a man of such humility and faith as Pope Francis. May he live long enough to bring the blessings of Christ’s message to every person on earth!

    • MRH

      Uhmm.. the church is but the ‘body of Christ’, NOT a religious institution 😉

      FYI Pope Francis denies Christ as our personal savior, which is contradictory to what the bible teaches. Also the popes are all NWO oriented to boot 😯

    • Louise

      Take the blinders off mate! francis is the false prophet! he has false humility and speaks falsity! God has given satan permission to use francis as his 3rd person in the unholy trinity to take down the Catholic Church – he will herald in the new world pagan religion (already begun) and the antichrist (his 2nd person) to bring in the one world government! Wake up! These are the end times foretold in Scripture and being ignorant like an ostrich with head in sand ain’t gonna get you cudos in Paradise – DO NOT FOLLOW BERGOGLIO! He will take your souls to hell with him!


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