Does the book of Daniel talk about the Antichrist?

As in the prophesies held there. :slightly_smiling_face:

Jerome thought that the little horn was the Antichrist. See Daniel 7.

1 Like

Thank you!

I believe Daniel Ch. 11, V20 onwards which was directed against Antiochus . Antiochus is a figure of the endtime Antichrist. V28 " his heart shall be against the holy covenant" Ch 12 V11 " And from the time when the continual sacrifice shall be taken away, and the abomination unto desolation shall be set up there shall be a thousand two hundred ninety days. Blessed is he that waiteth …
Basically read all of Chapters 11 and 12 . There are many allusions there to the antichrist. Ch 12, V 11 is a prophecy about the abolishment of the Mass by antichrist.

1 Like

Where did you get that info? :slightly_smiling_face:
Thank you.


Here are a few quotes-
In Matt24V15 Jesus said " thereore when you see the abomination of desolation which was spoken of by Daniel the prophet, standing in the holy place, let him who reads understand - ( read through to v 23)
St. Hippolytus (!st Century ) wrote - Antichrist will order prohibition under pain of death the sacriice and the offering of Holy Mass
St. Robert Bellarmine (died 1621) specialised in eschatology prophesied that at end of the world the suppression off the Mass by antichrist.
St. Alphonse Liguori, Doctor of the Church and declared Patron of Confessors and Moral theologians by Pope Pius 12th wrote of the Mass " It will cease at the time of the AC as Daniel foretold Ch12 V11
St John Henry Newman and Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich have written about the period in history when the daily Sacrifice will be taken away
All this information, and more can be found in 'The Prophecy of Daniel ’ by Thomas W Petrisko

1 Like

Thank you very much!

1 Like

This topic was automatically closed 14 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.