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Satan is Real Read these Amazing Stories
Patheos ^ | 1/29/14 | Fr. Dwight Longenecker

Posted on 01/30/2014 6:42:26 AM PST by BlatherNaut

Latoya Ammons is a women from Indiana who had to have an exorcism for herself and her children. The story is making its way across the news outlets, and unusual for a story like this–the supernatural phenomenon and Latoya and her family’s subsequent deliverance has been treated seriously and objectively. Part of the reason for this is because a hard headed cop named Charles Austin got involved, doubted the paranormal dimension and was soon convinced.

(Excerpt) Read more at patheos.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events
KEYWORDS: exorcism

1 posted on 01/30/2014 6:42:26 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut

Need more credible sources on this story. Otherwise it sounds like a bait story fabricated by the left to make fun of the right when they start rah rahing it.


2 posted on 01/30/2014 6:44:02 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: BlatherNaut

I know Satan is real. I read about him at the White House web site every day.


3 posted on 01/30/2014 6:45:31 AM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: BlatherNaut

4 posted on 01/30/2014 6:46:13 AM PST by cuban leaf
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To: lbryce

>!I know Satan is real. I read about him at the White House web site every day.

Disguised as an angel of light to the left who have little wisdom or discernment, if any, at all


5 posted on 01/30/2014 6:48:39 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: BlatherNaut

I don’t understand why this story is getting more attention than any other supposed ghost or demon story.


6 posted on 01/30/2014 6:48:53 AM PST by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: BlatherNaut

7 posted on 01/30/2014 6:50:45 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: lbryce

satan = obama


8 posted on 01/30/2014 6:51:05 AM PST by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: lbryce

LOL!


9 posted on 01/30/2014 6:54:35 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: ZX12R

The witnesses: cop, nurse, social services.


10 posted on 01/30/2014 6:56:02 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut
I didn't need Ms. Ammons story to tell me Satan is real. I've seen him at work in some dark and bloody places in this world. Met him. Shook his hand. Looked into his eyes. His greatest power is making you believe he simply doesn't exist. Many years ago, while assisting with a particularly grisly child murder case, a hardened homicide detective said to me in trembling voice, "You don't have to be particularly religious to believe there's something evil out there. And, it wants our children."
11 posted on 01/30/2014 6:58:00 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: ZX12R
"I don’t understand why this story is getting more attention than any other supposed ghost or demon story."

Probably because it was reported on the front page of the Indianapolis Star (the largest newspaper in the state) last week . The wire services and other outlets have picked up on it and run with it. Not everyone here locally is buying into it.

12 posted on 01/30/2014 7:05:11 AM PST by circlecity
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To: Fresh Wind; Democrat_media

13 posted on 01/30/2014 7:09:33 AM PST by Rodamala
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To: BlatherNaut

Donald O’Conner ran up a wall and did a back flip in the movie: “Singing In The Rain.”


14 posted on 01/30/2014 7:15:16 AM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished)
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To: BlatherNaut
I believe Satan is real. However this sounds like the plot from:


15 posted on 01/30/2014 7:16:04 AM PST by Lx (Do you like it? Do you like it, Scott? I call it, "Mr. & Mrs. Tenorman Chili.")
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To: PowderMonkey

Yep. Had a friend who was a missionary in Africa for over 20 years. Suffice it to say he saw things. Unnatural things with a definite evil, willful force behind them.


16 posted on 01/30/2014 7:20:06 AM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: BlatherNaut

I know Satan exists, but not ready to believe this.

One thing...IMO, during the interview, the priest was too light-hearted in his description of what he had witnessed. I would think he’d be serious. I know I would be.

Also, I remember a blurb where someone else described that someone held the child’s hands as he walked up the wall and did a flip.

This brought to my mind a childhood trick that my older brother taught me. I was a tiny six years old at the time, and he was 11. With him pressing against my arms, he instructed me to stiffen up. After quite a bit of practice, I was walking up the wall for a couple of feet. I never learned to flip, though.


17 posted on 01/30/2014 7:36:49 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: Heart of Georgia

Eleven years old? That little devil.


18 posted on 01/30/2014 7:47:04 AM PST by Misterioso (A man's ego is the fountainhead of human progress. --- Ayn Rand)
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To: Democrat_media

Hubby says Obama can not be satan . Satan would not be married to a woman that looks like mooshelle .


19 posted on 01/30/2014 7:55:40 AM PST by katykelly
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To: Heart of Georgia

From the story that I heard I deducted the same thing.
O’Reily had the priest on last night, the priest never saw the kid!
Oh, and the cop reminded me of police chief Charles Moose.


20 posted on 01/30/2014 7:56:43 AM PST by Cold Heart
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To: Democrat_media

Hubby says Obama can not be satan . Satan would not be married to a woman that looks like mooshelle .


21 posted on 01/30/2014 7:56:58 AM PST by katykelly
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To: BlatherNaut

There ARE such things as possession. I know of such a case involving a priest I knew. I don’t have the time right now for the details. But, I will tell you that I was totally unaware of his attempt to save one of his parishioners and yet one night I was awakened by a dream with the priest asking me to pray for him. How strange, it should have been ME asking HIM to pray for me.

Eventually, I learned all the facts. There is NO QUESTION that there is such a thing as demonic possession.

The priest suffered greatly but finally, through prayer, fasting, and pleas for more prayers, overcame the devil’s minion (there are many of them) and the woman relieved of possession.


22 posted on 01/30/2014 8:20:47 AM PST by kitkat (STORM THE HEAVENS WITH PRAYERS FOR OUR COUNTRY.)
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To: Heart of Georgia
One thing...IMO, during the interview, the priest was too light-hearted in his description of what he had witnessed. I would think he’d be serious. I know I would be.

His full-time occupation necessitates an immersion in the spiritual life in all its aspects, so I wouldn't necessarily expect him to be awestruck by this particular situation. Also, the Catholic Church carefully examines these cases before becoming involved and only proceeds in those in which the evidence clearly warrants intervention of this sort.

23 posted on 01/30/2014 8:23:29 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut

I think these stories make people less inclined to take reality of Satan and evil, and in turn God, less seriously.


24 posted on 01/30/2014 8:26:40 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Misterioso

I could write a book, but I can’t tell here all of his plots that involved me.

But a couple years after that incident, he got an idea to make me a set of wings. He did that, then he strapped them to my arms, placed a ladder against the house and was trying to push me up so I could fly off the roof. The wings were too heavy for me and I barely made it up the first rung, but I was willing. His antics eventually taught me not to be gullible.

My big brother was one of those people who never met a stranger and found something to like about most everyone. He was a dreamer, but he had a lot of good ideas, too, which were successful. I never saw him that he wasn’t happy, and I miss him a lot.

We lost him back in August when he had a heart attack while he was driving and caused him to run his truck into a wall. Too young.


25 posted on 01/30/2014 8:49:20 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: BlatherNaut

No, I wouldn’t expect awestruck, and I’m not awestruck of Satan myself. His power is limited and he’s on a short leash.

I just expect a minister to warn others of the seriousness of possession / demonic activity (including the media), to follow scripture on how to approach it (prayerfully - being strong in faith), and to make sure there are no weak ones nearby.

I take it seriously because it’s a dangerous situation.


26 posted on 01/30/2014 9:08:33 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: Heart of Georgia
We lost him back in August when he had a heart attack while he was driving and caused him to run his truck into a wall. Too young.

So sorry for your loss.

27 posted on 01/30/2014 9:15:55 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: Cold Heart

I didn’t know that. I thought he had been a witness. Maybe that’s why the nervous laughter from him trying to explain something to the media where he didn’t have all the facts.

I probably should know, but I’m not sure about the reference to Charles Moose (?) so I’ll have to look it up!


28 posted on 01/30/2014 9:18:12 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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29 posted on 01/30/2014 9:20:27 AM PST by golux
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To: Heart of Georgia

I just realized, regarding my sentence about the media, it seems I’m saying ministers should warn us of a demonic media — which really isn’t what I was trying to say at all ;)


30 posted on 01/30/2014 9:24:40 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: BlatherNaut

Thank you.


31 posted on 01/30/2014 9:28:24 AM PST by Heart of Georgia
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To: BlatherNaut
I don't think you need to excerpt Patheos, so here are some of the more important pieces of the original article:

One of the striking things about this story is that those concerned did not call a Protestant pastor to conduct the exorcism. I was once called to a house in my parish that was haunted and when I asked the people why they didn’t call their own pastor of the local megachurch they just laughed and said their pastor couldn’t handle stuff like that and they knew they needed to call a Catholic priest.

Father Andrew Trapp–a young priest in my own diocese of Charleston records here his interview with a former Satanist in France.

The poor guy probably felt like he was being interrogated by the CIA by this point, but knowing that I might never have this opportunity again, I asked Nicolas one final question. I told him that I had also heard that those who were very deep in Satanism could actually tell whether a communion host had been consecrated or not. For example, they will not steal communion bread from Protestant communion meals, nor will they steal unblessed communion bread for desecration at these “Black Masses.” It would not work because some of the Satanists would immediately recognize that it was just ordinary bread. They would be able to tell that Jesus Christ was not sacramentally present there.

I asked Nicolas whether this also was true. He again replied that it is, and he told us that he could do this himself before his conversion from Satanism. A chill went down my spine. If someone were to put ten identical communion hosts in front of him, nine unconsecrated and one consecrated, he would have been able to point directly and immediately to the host that had been consecrated. I asked him in amazement, “But how were you able to know?!?” He looked at me and the words he spoke are forever burned in my memory: “Because of the hate,” he said. “Because of the burning hate I would feel toward that host, apart from all the others.”

Read Fr. Andrew’s whole account of his encounter with the Satanist here.

The same truths are revealed in both stories. First of all, that the Satan and demons are real. Secondly, it is the Catholic priest and the Catholic Eucharist which they despise, blaspheme, mock and fear.

Satan knows the right address. He believes in the Real Presence. He knows his only real foe in this world is the Catholic Church.

Amazing how many here join him in that regard.

32 posted on 01/30/2014 10:00:41 AM PST by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: BlatherNaut

“The greatest thing the Devil has ever done is to convince people that he doesn’t exist”


33 posted on 01/30/2014 10:39:29 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Brian Kopp DPM; All
"Satanism is about Destroying the Church"

"The world of Satanism is a secretive one, often vulgar and sometimes dangerous, or so says ex-Satanist and Catholic “revert.” Fifty-one-year-old Deborah [who requested her last name not be used in this article] said that although the beliefs of Satanists vary tremendously, they center on indulgence of the appetites and a mockery of Christianity. Additionally, you’d be surprised to discover that seemingly respectable citizens in your community are members of Satanic covens. As she explained, “They’re people you meet on the street"...

...CWR: Did you attend Black Masses?

Deborah: Yes. They were absolutely disgusting…the Eucharist is defiled…statues and crucifixes were turned upside down; anything to mock Christianity. It is depravity at its worst. Satanism is about indulgence, and destroying the Church and traditional morality..."

http://www.catholicworldreport.com/Item/2122/satanism_is_about_destroying_the_church.aspx#.UuqewI4o7MK

34 posted on 01/30/2014 10:54:48 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: BlatherNaut

Whether or not the left plants fake stories has no bearing on the truth.


35 posted on 01/30/2014 10:57:42 AM PST by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: reasonisfaith

Perptrating lies is not a measure of mental strength. In fact, it’s probably the opposite.


36 posted on 01/30/2014 10:58:59 AM PST by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: reasonisfaith

Finally, let’s face up to the fact that the only one worth spending time thinking about, the only one worthy of praise is the Lord Jesus Christ who died on the cross for our sins, was buried, and rose again on the third day as foretold in the holy scriptures.


37 posted on 01/30/2014 11:02:08 AM PST by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: Brian Kopp DPM

Brian,
I agree with you but don’t forget your brothers and sisters in the LCMS and WELS also believe in the Real Presence. We differ, I know, on how it happens, but it is the same Real Presence. Luther (I know he’s not a favorite of the RCC) defended against Zwingli’s heresy stating that Christ said, “This IS my body.”, not “This represents or symbolizes my body.” I think the Latin was “Meum Corpus est.” (Please forgive if I butchered the Latin.)

Every Sunday, I am forgiven my sins and made confident in my life eternal because, like you, I know that Christ’s True Body and True Blood are present in the Lord’s Supper.

I point this out because I want you and other Catholics to understand that you are not alone in this belief, and for no other reason. I am simply amazed to see how many people think that the Catholic church is the only church that believes in the Real Presence.

Granted, there are only a few confessions that believe this, but we are with you. We don’t disagree with someone when they’re right.

God bless.


38 posted on 01/30/2014 2:38:54 PM PST by the lone haranguer (All civilized men love peace, but all truly civilized men must despise pacifism.)
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To: the lone haranguer
The same truths are revealed in both stories. First of all, that the Satan and demons are real. Secondly, it is the Catholic priest and the Catholic Eucharist which they despise, blaspheme, mock and fear.

And it is the Catholic Eucharist, consecrated by a Catholic priest who has been ordained by a successor of the Apostles, which is the target of theft and profanation by satanists. They aren't interested in symbolic representations.

God bless.

39 posted on 01/31/2014 5:09:35 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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