In the first four parts of "(some) Vatican Astrology," I laid out the astrological charts for four major milestones in the Vatican's promotion of the Society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits. They are: Regimini militantis ecclesiae — First approval — Sep 27 1540: Jupiter = Regulus; Saturn = Spica. Exposcit debitum — Second … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to (some) Vatican Astrology – Part V
Month: February 2019
In the previous three installments of "...(some) Vatican Astrology," I put forth three possible astrological charts for the Vatican's approbations of the Society of Jesus, also called the Jesuits: The three chart moments take place from 1540 to 1584, at the height of the Italian Renaissance, and also the final years of the Italian Wars. … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to (some) Vatican Astrology – Part IV
In the last two installments of "(some) Vatican Astrology," I posted the charts for two major Papal dicta on the Society of Jesus, also called the Jesuits. I stated that there might have been some kind of "elective" astrology involved, as the two charts have certain astrological elements that would point to such astro-planning, centered … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to (some) Vatican Astrology – Part III
In the last (Feb 4) installment, I introduced a possible astrological chart for the Society of Jesus, or The Jesuits. This chart, as seen below, is drawn for the astrological default of Sun on the overhead meridian, or the "Midheaven," and the central focus of the chart is that Jupiter conjoins the fixed star Regulus … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to (some) Vatican Astrology – Part II
It has been said that the only institution in Western Culture to survive the Dark Ages was the Catholic Church of Rome. Yet, it may be even more remarkable that the Holy See has survived the Enlightenment and the industrial revolution. The reasons for Catholic longevity have taken up many volumes of historical analysis, and … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to (some) Vatican Astrology
When I started this blog 11+ years ago, it was meant to be a joint project between myself, Ed Kohout, and researcher John Ballantrae, who also had a keen interest in astrology. John is no longer with us, and I continue to mourn his loss. He was a voracious reader and researcher, and offered insights … Continue reading I miss you, John.