You may have heard that Pope Benedict XVI has announced his resignation amid concerns about his health. The last Pope to resign was Gregory XII, who did so in 1415, so web users prone to a good conspiracy theory are looking for a reason Benedict XVI would do such a thing. There’s no sex scandal or money laundering cover up. In fact, it turns out the reason is simple: The Pope’s resignation is a fulfillment of the “Gangnam Style” prophecy.
What is the “Gangnam Style” prophecy, you might be wondering? Allow prolific YouTube user Third Eagle to regale you with his tale. Turns out Psy is apparently the antichrist and the Pope stepping down means the “next Pope will reveal the Antichrist and Okay the Mark of the Beast.” Hey Vatican, can we get a livefeed? Sounds awesome.