Two Christian preachers with huge followings in the US claim the date of the last of four 'blood moons' over the past 18 months, due to occur on September 28, and following a papal visit to the US, will signal the second coming of Jesus Christ.
At the same time, the world as we know it will be destroyed by major earthquakes amid heightened tensions in the Middle East and the possibility of a third world war.
The two evangelists have been accused of peddling the false warnings in order to cash in on books they have penned about their predictions - one of which was turned into a movie.
The pair claim Armageddon will occur at the conclusion of the ongoing 'tetrad' of blood moons, which began on April 15 last year, followed by another red-coloured lunar eclipse on October 8 last year, and a third on April 4 this year.
The fourth in the series of blood moons, which have six full moons in between, is set to happen on September 28.
The incredible alignment of blood moons has only happened a handful of times in the last 2,000 years, with pastors Mark Blitz and John Hagee claiming they have historically coincided with a globally significant religious event.
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