About this title: What would happen if the members of the Roman Curia discovered that the Pope was about to publicly state that he had received a private revelation that the world was about to end? Pope Gregory XVII claims to have received a private revelation of the end of the world-an apocalypse coming not in some distant future but at an moment. Is he a madman, as his cardinals suspect, a mystic, or a fanatic grasping for an unholy power?
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