Bishop warns women to avoid yoga

A retired U.S. bishop’s instruction to Catholics to is being questioned by yoga practitioners and enthusiasts.

Retired Bishop Fabian W. Bruskewitz of Lincoln, Neb said yoga is rooted in the Hindu religion, which is a “a pagan religion based on heathen beliefs and false doctrine of revelation involving such things as transmigration of souls, and so forth.”

He made his remarks in a May 18 blog on the Women of Grace website, a Catholic organization for women in which Bruskewitz sits on the board of directors. Read More

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