Photo Gallery Heavenly Signs and the Papal Resignation

The day before it happened, a German cartoon calendar prophesied the pope's resignation, and then lightning struck St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Were these mysterious events just coincidence or a sign from God?
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Foto: Katharina Greve/ Espresso Verlag
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Foto: Alessandro Di Meo/ dpa
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Foto: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/ AFP
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Foto: MAX ROSSI/ REUTERS
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Foto: dapd