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Lightning costs Rio's iconic Christ statue tip of thumb?

O Globo broadcast helicopter images of the statue on its G1 web portal, showing part of Christ’s right thumb missing. Brazil’s national space institute INPE counted more than 40,000 lighting flashes during the three-hour storm which felled dozens of trees and flooded streets. Winds gusting at 87 kilometres per hour (52 miles per hour) forced one of Rio’s airports to close and brought a halt to boat trips across the city’s Guanabara Bay. Pope Francis, Petrus Romanus, was the Archbishop of Rio before his appointment to Pope . Could this be a sign that Bergoglio/Francis fulfills Saint Malachy’s prophecy? Is Francis the last Pope? - Mort

References:
http://www.rappler.com/world/regions/latin-america/48273-rio-de-janeiro-christ-the-redeemer-lightning