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10 Secrets The Vatican Is Hiding From Us!

Unveiling the Veiled: 10 Intriguing Secrets Concealed by the Vatican's Shroud

By HalintonePublished 11 months ago 14 min read
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10 Secrets The Vatican Is Hiding From Us!

In 1684, a perplexing event unfolded within the hallowed walls of the Vatican: 14 books were mysteriously expunged from the Bible. Astonishingly, centuries later, the enigma surrounding this unprecedented removal remains unsolved, leaving us with more questions than answers. The Vatican, shrouded in secrecy, seems content with keeping the truth concealed from the general populace. Remarkably, when the Bible was initially translated from Latin to English in 1611, it contained a total of 80 books. Yet today, that number has dwindled to a mere 66. These elusive and forbidden texts, collectively known as the Apocrypha, derived from the Greek word "apokruphos," meaning "hidden," continue to beckon those hungry for the untold stories that lie within their pages.

The missing books include Esdras, Tobit, Judith, The Wisdom of Solomon, the Songs of the 3

Holy Children, Bel and the Dragon, Maccabees, and the Prayer for Manasses.

Even stranger is that Jesus’s name was spelled Iesus before these 14 books were removed.

The church changed the pronunciation and spelling.

If they had never changed anything, you'd pronounce Jesus’s name as Yahushua.

Why were these mysterious books removed?

There are many theories.

Some say the contents of the books didn't fit in with the Roman Catholic Church’s

narrative, and so they were simply taken out.

Some believe they made the Bible too long and too confusing, so they were removed.

But there is no real answer.

None of the books were particularly nefarious, and they don't seem to include any secrets.

But for whatever reason, the Catholic Church chose to remove them from the Bible so that

the word of God was exactly what they wanted it to be.

9: Alien Influences Russian professor Genrikh Ludvig allegedly

gained access to the secret Vatican archives in the 1920s and came upon some extremely

disturbing information.

Before I keep going, keep in mind that this has never been 100% confirmed.

The story has been circulating for nearly a century, but we don't actually have the

evidence that Ludvig was inside the secret archives.

The story goes that Ludvig was allowed into the archives, where he discovered over 53

miles (85 km) of shelving and 35,000 volumes of catalogs.

There were documents from over 12 centuries of European history.

While he was browsing through the seemingly endless corridors of ancient texts, he started

finding things that didn't make sense.

There were papers that discussed how aliens had influenced all the most ancient civilizations

of the world, from the Egyptians to the Mayans.

He also allegedly found historical records of nuclear-style weapons being used in ancient

times.

One text explained how the walls of Babylon were melted by a weapon that output monstrous

temperatures.

The professor was never able to leave the Vatican with these documents, so conveniently

for his story, no one except him has ever actually seen them.

Still, it's interesting that the information about aliens visiting ancient societies and

helping them to progress does fit with the known evolution of society.

In the 4th millennium BC, the Sumerians went from a bunch of primitive hunters to building

walls, laying down irrigation canals, and coming up with a writing system.

It could very well be that the aliens helped them, and that the Vatican has known about

it all this time.

Then again, Professor Ludvig may have just been generating a hoax.

8: The Antichrist In 2010, Reverend Gabriel Amorth was 85 years

old.

He was also the chief exorcist in the Vatican with a history of treating over 70,000 cases

of demonic possession.

He had a small office on the third floor of Vatican City, where he operated as a very

real exorcist for 25 years.

In an interview with the Italian newspaper La Repubblica, the reverend defended his work

and freely admitted that he believes the devil is a pure and invincible spirit of evil.

He also told the reporters that the devil can speak many languages, he can transform

himself at will, and he can stay hidden when necessary.

The very fact that the Vatican has sanctioned over 70,000 exorcisms is pretty shocking.

But perhaps even more shocking is that when the reverend discussed an attack by the devil

in 1981.

Gabriel Amorth claimed the devil infiltrated the Vatican and tried to directly attack John

Paul II.

And then in 2008, the devil got back into the Vatican again and possessed a Swiss-Italian

woman named Susanna Maiolo.

On Christmas Eve, she attempted to push down Pope Benedict XVI but was foiled by the Pontifical

Swiss Guard.

She went back the next year on Christmas Eve during midnight mass and knocked the Pope

over.

It's very likely that Susanna was just suffering from some kind of mental illness.

But according to the reverend, she was a servant of the devil.

The reverend passed on in 2016, leaving behind a rather bizarre legacy of demonic paranoia

in the Vatican.

What do you think?

Was the woman genuinely possessed?

7: The Three Secrets of Fatima The Vatican may look like a simple religious

organization from the outside, but they are a lot more mystical than people realize.

They have their prophecies and their secrets, most of which they would prefer outsiders

to not know about.

The biggest prophecy of all was delivered on May 13, 1917.

Three young Portuguese shepherds were visited by an apparition of the Virgin Mary.

They were visited six times between May and October.

Throughout these visits, the Virgin Mary gave the children three prophetic secrets.

These secrets were apocalyptic visions of the end of the world.

After hearing about how the Vatican believes they're under constant attack by the devil,

it should come as no surprise that they take these secret prophecies very seriously.

Lucia Santos became the speaker for the three shepherd girls.

In 1941, she finally revealed to the Vatican two of the secret prophecies.

They were written down and taken away.

In 1943, the Bishop of Leiria asked her to reveal the third secret.

But Lucia refused.

She said she didn't think God was ready for her to unveil the secret just yet.

But later that year, the bishop had enough and ordered that Lucia write it down.

She did, but sealed it in an envelope with directions not to open it until the year 1960.

The first secret was revealed by Lucia in her memoir to be a vision of hell.

It's pretty graphic and pretty terrible, and we don't need to get into it here.

The second secret had to do with World War One and World War Two.

She predicted World War One would end, but that another war would quickly follow should

men continue to offend God.

And in that, she was right.

The third secret is hugely controversial.

She gave a vivid description of the persecution of Christians in the 20th and 21st century,

along with a vision of the apocalypse.

But there are many who believe the Vatican did not publish what Lucia wrote, instead

keeping her secret to themselves and making up something to satisfy the public.

6: UFO Over Vatican City In 2007, a mysterious orange disk was spotted

hovering over the Vatican.

Witnesses saw what can only be described as a silver, orange-glowing saucer in broad daylight

hovering over the dome of Saint Peter's Basilica.

It was photographed, many different people saw it, and then all mention of it was gone.

As quickly as it caught the attention of citizens around the globe, the UFO visiting the Vatican

was out of everyone’s memory.

But that doesn't change the fact that it happened.

Something strange and seemingly alien hovered above the Vatican for several minutes in 2007.

The mystery is trying to figure out what it was and what it wanted.

If we consider for a moment that this really was an alien ship, and it really was just

lurking above the Vatican, we have to assume they knew each other already.

It could be that the Vatican has indeed known about extraterrestrials for centuries.

The ship may have been dropping off a dignitary to meet with the pope.

For all we know, the pope himself could be an alien!

But of course, this is all just speculation.

There was something strange in the sky that day, but nobody has any possible way of knowing

if it truly did come from outer space.

Do you really think the Vatican is in contact with extraterrestrial beings?

Let me know your theories in the comments, no matter how crazy they are!

And don't forget to hit subscribe before the end of the video!

5: The Lost Gospel There is allegedly written evidence that Jesus

Christ married Mary Magdalene and had babies.

The evidence comes in the form of a manuscript from the 6th century when it was translated

from Greek to the ancient language of Syriac.

The manuscript allegedly tells the story of Jesus Christ as an adult, which is never discussed

in the Bible.

We see his birth and his death, but not the 30 years between.

The manuscript tells a story of Jesus Christ as a sexual person who fell in love with Mary

Magdalene and had some babies.

This is obviously controversial for a whole lot of reasons.

Firstly, the manuscript is unreliable.

It is a real piece of work that was sitting in the British Library, but nobody really

knows where it came from or exactly when it was written.

Also, the manuscript paints Mary Magdalene as the Daughter of God, and the co-redeemer

of humanity.

In other words, she was just as important to the story as Jesus.

But this obviously wouldn't have sat right with the Vatican, who wanted to whitewash

Jesus and turn Christians into prudes.

Many historians believe Jesus may have lived a much more human lifestyle than the Vatican

wants you to think.

4: Profiting from Hypocrisy The Vatican prospers frequently from things

they don't believe in.

They have a long history of wealth, massive assets and financial power and influence despite

being a religious entity.

As an example, you probably didn't know that the Vatican invested millions of euros in

getting the film Rocketman produced.

This seems like a conflict of interest considering Rocketman was a film about Elton John finding

happiness in his marriage to his husband David – a relationship extremely frowned upon

by the Church.

But even though that's what the movie was about, the Vatican had no problem investing

roughly $1,000,000 in getting it made so that they could get a piece of the pie.

But it's a bit more complicated than that.

The Secretariat of State is always investing money.

In this case, they invested tens of millions in the Centurion Global Fund.

This fund then went on to back several films in Hollywood.

Those investments kicked back money to the Vatican.

The Vatican probably didn't know exactly what they were investing in, but they didn't mind

taking the money.

3: The Dead Man’s Trial In the year 897, Pope Stephen VI went through

a lot of trouble to put a dead man on trial.

It was one of the most bizarre things the Vatican ever did.

At least, that we know about.

The remains of the former pope were put on trial by his successor.

Pope Formosus had already been dead for a few months and had no real way of defending

himself, or his honor.

Nonetheless, he was disinterred, put in robes, and then stuck on the papal throne to be handed

justice.

A Deacon was even appointed to speak on behalf of the corpse.

What followed will seem like insanity.

Pope Stephen VI accused the former pope in front of an audience and hurled words at him

as though he were screaming at a real, living person.

The dead pope was, at the end of the farcical trial, found guilty of usurping the papacy.

In other words, he stole the throne of the pope.

Stephen VI then had all his acts while officially the pope labeled null and void.

Everything Pope Formosus had done was undone.

Three of his fingers were cut off, and his body was cast into the river.

Shortly after, Pope Stephen VI was thrown in prison and then strangled to death.

The whole point is that being the pope wasn't the best job in the medieval days.

They were normally complete lunatics, it was more political than religious, and most of

them died young.

The successor to Stephen VI was Romanus.

He lasted 92 days before being killed.

His successor was Theodore II, and he didn't last more than two weeks.

Who knew that the papacy was so rife with high-octane drama and violence?

2: The Secret Archives There is no place on this planet more secret

than the Vatican Secret Archives.

There are countless rumors and conspiracy theories surrounding what they’re hiding

down there, inside what has been described as an underground fortress.

But we just don’t know.

Everything in the archives is so secretive that the Vatican only allows entry to the

most trusted scholars over the age of 75.

This is undoubtedly so that even if the scholars wanted to spill the beans, they’d come down

with dementia before they ever could.

And while some say they are alien bodies in the archives and wild things like time machines,

none of that is probably true.

The truth is that the archives are full of correspondence relating to the Pope.

They also hold treasures from the Catholic Church.

And because this is the Catholic Church we're dealing with, they obviously don't want everyone

gawking at their treasures.

We do know of some artifacts being held in the archives.

There's a letter from Mary Queen of Scots before she was killed in 1587.

There are documents relating to the excommunication of Martin Luther.

The transcripts from the trial against the Knights Templar are housed here.

Anything important relating to the church over the past 1200 years can be found in the

archives.

But a lot of this stuff is sensitive material, and so the church is never going to let the

public get ahold of it.

Even if they appear to open the archives to anyone interested, it’ll probably be a half

truth.

The real secrets will be stashed away in an even more secure archive somewhere, out of

our reach.

1: The Highest Crime Rate There's one thing about Vatican City that

they don't advertise to the tourists.

They have one of the highest crime rates in the entire world!

Statistics show that in Vatican City, 1 to 1.5 crimes are committed each year per person.

Does that mean you're going to be robbed and murdered on a visit to the city?

Probably not.

Vatican City has one of the world's highest crime rates per capita.

And in truth, this isn't a big surprise considering they're the smallest country in the world

in size and population.

There are about 1000 people living here, mostly nuns and priests.

But it’s not them committing the crimes.

There are 18 million tourists who travel each year to Vatican City.

Many of these tourists are criminals.

When you stack the pickpockets and shoplifters up against the actual citizens of Vatican

City, the crime rate goes way up.

Yes, Vatican City has the worst crime rate in Europe.

However, it’s only because along with being a hub for religious pilgrims, it’s also

paradise for petty criminals who want to steal your wallet.

What do you think is the Vatican’s biggest secret?

Let me know your thoughts in the comments and thanks so much for watching.

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See you again soon for another awesome video, bye!

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