Lightning strikes the Vatican:
They say timing is everything. On Feb. 11, 2013, Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation, making him the first pontiff in 600 years to do so.
Hours after the shocking announcement, lighting struck St. Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. Just a coincidence?
Agence France-Presse tweeted this photo, writing,
#PHOTO: Lightning strikes St Peter’s dome at #Vatican on day the #Pope announced resignation, by Filippo Monteforte.