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Now that a new pope has been chosen, it will be interesting to see where the catholic church takes itself from here. In the 6 global year of 2013 which emphasizes balance and fairness, the stability of many institutions is being put to the test – and the catholic church is one of the oldest and most established among them. Catholicism is the spiritual belief system – the faith – of an estimated 1.2 billion people.

The title POPE FRANCIS adds up to the karmic number 14/5, which represents change by learning from past mistakes. These lessons can be easy or harsh, depending on the level of resistance put up against acknowledging  error.

5 represents freedom, movement, the unexpected, excitement, gender, and sex. There is likely to be a greater focus on the child rape scandals that have been rocking the church’s foundations for decades now; the gravitation of pedophiles towards this institution; the exclusion of women from its ranks; and the effect of celibacy on its clergy. Note that Pope Francis is the 266th pope, which also adds up to 14/5.

(Added on March 14, 2013) Cardinal Jorge Mario Mergoglio of Argentina was elected pope on 13 March, 2013 (13+3+6=22/4), a 22/4 day in the world, and a day of great energy. 22 is the master number which enables improvement of conditions for the masses – or, if it is abused in any way, great chaos. 13 is the karmic vibration of 4 which can be found in several key places in this pope’s and this papacy’s numeric setup. Karmic 13 involves breaking out of whatever is boxing you in by becoming less rigid, more flexible, and more open to new ideas and methods.

His Destiny Path is 3, which means that communication and the way he presents himself have played – and will play – a pivotal role in his accomplishments. The Destiny Path is the sum of all the numbers in one’s date of birth. He was born on 17 December, 1936.

He is not without controversy, especially his anti-gay views and his opposition to the adoption of children by gay couples. He is being presented as a champion of the poor and downtrodden, and it will be interesting to see how he responds to the austerity being meted out throughout the world which is throwing people into poverty at an alarming and unprecedented rate. He is also linked to the alleged kidnapping of liberal priests back in 1976, during Argentina’s “dirty war”. He denies this, and refers to it as “old slander.”

But the future of the catholic church does not depend on one man, which was confirmed by the abrupt resignation in February of the previous pope, Benedict. Popes do not resign.

It is not so much the man, Pope Francis, who is in the metaphysical spotlight, but the church itself – the institution – and the fact that the catholic church influences the world in ways that are not always apparent.

For instance, our lives revolve around a catholic calendar – the Gregorian Calendar, which was established by Pope Gregory 13th in 1582. That was 431 years ago. It is based on the history of Jesus Christ, and the defeat of the Roman Empire by Christian forces. It separates time in terms of BC and AD – before Christ and after Christ.

Although some countries and cultures follow their own calendars when possible, this industrialized and politicized world marches to the beat of the Christian establishment. That’s what calendars do when they are commandeered by one faction or another. They organize us in the context of time, and use specific dates to reinforce cultural norms, such as Easter and Christmas, which lock us into certain traditions which which keep us tied to the past.

The Gregorian calendar does not measure time as accurately as time needs to be measured. As we evolve and become more aware of time as a natural multi-dimensional occurrence, this calendar is likely to change, too.

Pope Gregory the 13th replaced the Julian Calendar of ancient Rome (named after Julius Caesar) with a new Christian calendar, named after himself. The month of July is attributed to Julius, and the month of August to Augustus (Caesar). That’s a lot of power – and a lot of ego, too. And with the papal emphasis on the ancient language of Latin, it’s interesting to note that EGO is the Latin word for “I”.

The word catholic comes from the Greek 
word “katholikos”, meaning “universal.”

Religions have always wielded such power, over governments, over the people, and over time. But we are not in the patriarchal 1000s any more. Ironically, a new millennium arrived on the Gregorian calendar, the human journey shifted from 1 to 2, and the course of time changed.

The patriarchal ‘man’s world’ of the 1000s is ending, and what could be more patriarchal than a religion whose leader is called ‘pope’ – papa – holy father? The word patriarchy means ‘rule by fathers’. This slowly dying system places the male as the primary authority figure, and is oppressive to women by keeping them in subordinate positions. Most religions – and whole societies – are based on patriarchy.

We live in a world of gender-based discrimination, but as we move deeper into the 2000s, the feminine energy of 2 (magnetism/gravity) is strengthening and rising – not to take the place of 1 or reverse the patriarchal system into a matriarchal one, but to bring balance into the one-sidedness of unevolved 1.

Now, wherever feminine energy is denied, demeaned, belittled, and held back, there will be problems for those suppressing it. That’s the thing about time – when something’s time has come; when the numbers support it… nothing can stop it.

The war against women persists, and yet more and more women are finding their own equality – their own self acceptance – without having to be more like men. And the balance is growing further and faster as more and more men also seek gender equality and a more loving way to coexist on Earth. We are all evolving.

But the Catholic Church does not believe in spiritual evolution or the equality of the sexes which makes such evolution possible.

I also wonder, having taken the name of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, whether Pope Francis will be an advocate of animal rights. This would be an enormous breakthrough in the realms of human rights because the way humans treat animals is a gauge of how we treat each other.

Yes, with newly elected Pope Francis at the helm, it will be interesting to see where the Catholic church takes itself from here.


About Christine DeLorey

Numerologist and author of LIFE CYCLES Your Emotional Journey To Freedom And Happiness (ISBN: 0-9673130-9-0). Author of the nine-book series: CREATIVE NUMEROLOGY Your Journey Through The Cycles Of Time. My main website is:
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  1. Gail says:

    Hi Christine.

    Having found you and your wonderful site through, I am thoroughly pleased. I appreciate your dedication to Creative Numerology and how it affects persons and everyone on the planet.

    (please bear with me as my way of explaining is abit askew sometimes…)
    Yes, the 2000’s are finding so much shift and folks are definitely becoming more empowered in balancing the Sacred Feminine and Sacred Masculine, here on Earth.

    As part of the shift around Catholics and Patriarchy, I’ve included the website for the International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State. This was begun in Canada to speak for the Indigenous people who were taken to “Schools” and tortured and murdered by the Church and State. International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State

    So, if folks who take time to look at the site will see, there are many changes to the Catholic Church and the royalty of England, and Canada and all of us on the planet…

    THe frameworks are crumbling and the new rises from the ashes.

    Also, there are folks who are honoring the 13:20 calendar by establishing communities and centers based upon such a calendar to help affect the shift of the ages.

    Many blessings to us all on our eternal adventures.


  2. Gail says:

    Here is the website connection for the 13:20 calendar folks
    communities for the restitution of the natural mind.

    I know there are infinite ways to live through this shift. THis is only a couple of offerings to help folks see what is occurring.


  3. Gail says:

    Christine. You may wish to check out the blog The Manuscript for Survival by Aisha North. Folks gathering in that Pond would likely be interested in Creative Numerology. Being able to see our flowing adventures in various ways certainly empowers us as we leave the past paradigm behind, and remember who we really are: Powerful Amazing Magical Eternal Beings of Love, collectively sharing our magic, and going through the most powerful birthing process together. WHOOOOSH!
    Happy trails to you, and thank you for all you do.


  4. Veronica says:

    I enjoy your site because I do study numerology. However as a Roman Catholic and a believer in God and his words in the Bible I have to say I am a little disappointed about your homosexuality comment. Homosexuality should never be accepted as normal. Most of the pedophile priests that have invaded the church are homosexuals cloaking themselves as spiritual leaders. This Pope should never condone homosexuality or homosexual marriage. It would be going against God’s (who of course left his children instructions on how to live a moral life) word. There are many references in the Bible about homosexuality and immorality. My question though is why this agenda is being pushed to the point of insanity. Also my opinion on someone who is celibate is a higher spiritual purpose and calling which should be the Church’s goal. If a priest cannot handle that than that is not his calling. I am really appalled that so many people walking this earth disregard the Bible and God’s word. I really find it shameful. Do people really believe that a Pope of the Catholic religion is now going to change his views on homosexuality? If he does than he will be the False Prophet that was predicted in the Book of Revelations.


    • Hello Veronica, Your zero tolerance leaves very little to discuss. I cannot relate to your point of view. At all!


    • alexa says:

      One wonders why on earth r u even interested in Numerology if u hold such outdated, judgemental, archaic and quite frankly seriously insulting and depreaved ideas, Ms Veronica? All religions are MAN made, spirituality is the opposite of that. Stop believing and preaching FEAR, open ur heart to the Light and Love. Embrace true spirituality and the Divine Feminine. The only false Prophet sits on a ‘throne’ in the Vatican …!
      And well said Christine. Ur site is great 😉


  5. Hi Christine I very much like your in depth approach and analysis.I also do numerology Tarot and astrology. Yes the 2000’s are definitely the era of the Divine Feminine. The High Priestess has arrived. I am finding 2013 to be very intereresting numerologically. 13 being the lunar cycle. Blessings TARA


  6. Amanda says:

    Christine, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. You have had me in tears today (in a good way)! I happened across your website whilst looking for direction about my 9 Destiny number. You have helped me get the courage to just go for what I want (starting my own little metaphysical shop), I don’t know how I will fund it but it’s where my joy lies so I’m just trusting the universe will meet me half way! I’ve found a reason for living after all. Mine is life path 11 and I think the 2 numbers combined explains why I’ve had non stop trauma in my life and have always felt lost. I’ve been stripped of literally everything I have ever owned or had including my daughter (I’ve also a karmic 6 number). I’ve now decided to completely let go of attachments and fear. I think I have led myself to this place so (other than my relationship) i have nothing left to loose. So I’m going to go for it. I want to help inspire people for my job so here goes, I’m doing my business plan. Thank you, I will never forget this day and when I’ve got myself set up I will be making you a donation.
    Amanda 🙂 x


    • Hello Amanda, I’m delighted you are enjoying this work, and I wish you the very best as you move your life forward. Everything you have been through is your experience of life. We learn from experience. You can do it!


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