Posts Tagged ‘supersition’

Infected Bali holy water brings on eye trouble Comments 0

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

An Auckland woman came close to losing sight in one eye after bathing in contaminated water in Bali. Fighting the infection the lawyer and mother-of-two endured five days of sleep deprivation, woken hourly to have antibiotics administered. Last month Jenine​ Briggs went to Bali on a week-long yoga retreat. During the retreat she visited the Read more

Witch doctor offers magic services in Wellington Comments 0

Friday, August 19th, 2016

A witchdoctor arrived from India and advertised black magic and “good luck” services at a Hutt Valley hostel this month. The self-proclaimed astrologer and relationship guru’s emergence worried a community leader who helped get several faith healers deported last year. “We have got one who has snuck in the country, in Wellington,” Justice of the Peace Pratima Nand said on Wednesday. Continue reading Related Posts:Benefit Read more

Understand science to combat sorcery Comments 0

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Fr Philip Gibbs says that one of the factors that gives rise to sorcery is that people often don’t understand the basic science behind a person’s health. He was speaking at the Sorcery and witchcraft-related killings in Melanesia: Culture, law and human rights perspectives Conference  at The Australian National University in Canberra, last week. The conference was attended Read more