Posts Tagged ‘Satan’

Facts about demonic activity Comments 0

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Most of what we know about demonic activity and possession comes from what is seen in mainstream media  – think “The Exorcist”, “Poltergeist” and the like. But there is so much more to learn about the tricks of Satan and his devils than what is shown on the television. Father Gabriele Amorth’s new book, An Exorcist Read more

Deep-web breaks satanic code in nun’s letter Comments 0

Monday, September 25th, 2017

Deep-web code breakers have decoded a 300 year-old letter by a nun.  Her message describes God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit as “dead weights,” the researchers said. Historical records say the nun, who claimed to be possessed by Satan, was found with the letter on the floor of her cell. Her face was covered in Read more

Satanic monument draws Catholic resistance Comments 0

Monday, July 17th, 2017

“Sometimes these things which are evil can really, maybe, wake some people up. We really have to take our faith seriously and live it,” a Catholic priest said about a proposed monument to Satan in a US war veterans memorial park. The monument design is for a black cube with Satanic symbols and an offering Read more

What is a ‘satanic’ crime? Comments 0

Friday, September 30th, 2016

In his homily at the requiem mass for Fr Jacques Hamel, Pope Francis characterized the murderers’ act as “Satanic.” Yet Protestants and Catholics have significantly different conceptions of the figure of the Devil. La Croix journalists, Marie Malzac and Gauthier Vaillant, discuss these notions with Fr Jean-Pascal Duloisy, exorcist for the dioceses of the Île-de-France Read more

Snake in the Garden Comments 1

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

As a serious young Christian, I had lots of questions about the Bible. The Garden of Eden for example: If it was such a perfect place, why did God allow Satan in? My mother explained that Satan sneaked into the garden without God knowing. That answer didn’t satisfy. I told Mum I thought God was Read more

Priest in a helicopter performs exorcism of town Comments 0

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

A priest has performed an aerial exorcism of the Italian seaside town of Castellammare di Stabia in response to a spree of church-targeted thefts and vandalism in the area. At the urging of a local prayer group, a priest took to a helicopter to perform a minor exorcism over the entire town, according Italian papers. Read more

Exorcism – defeating the devil Comments 0

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

The official exorcist for Sin City sits in a comfortable chair with his legs crossed, under a framed picture of Saint Mary MacKillop. He has bushy white eyebrows, a severe side part and eyes the colour of a cloudy day. He offers me a biscuit with my tea. We are seated in a small, chilly Read more

Priest cites NZ Study to label Lego as a tool of Satan Comments 0

Friday, April 4th, 2014

A Polish priest, Father Slawomir Kostrzewa, is citing a study from New Zealand in a dire warning that Lego’s new line of Monster Fighters and Zombies figures are tools of Satan that can destroy their children’s souls. Kostrzewa says the Danish toy company had taken a lurch to the dark side with its series of Read more

Harry Potter and Yoga are dangerous, even Satanic Comments 0

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

A former chief exorcist at the Vatican says yoga and Harry Potter are ‘dangerous’, even Satanic. In an interview with the Telegraph, Fr Gabreile Amorth, who for four years held the position of the Vatican’s chief exorcist, and who has cleansed hundreds of people of evil spirits, said Yoga is Satanic and JK Rowling’s Harry Read more

Satan in Catholic Theology Comments 0

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

For many Catholics, the Devil has faded from view, apart from when he is referred to during the making and renewal of baptismal vows. Many were surprised when the Pope recently referred to ‘the enemy’ in a speech. So what happened to Satan and all his works? Pope Benedict was recently rebuked in the liberal Read more