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  • squareboggling and screwpa and Zots, oh my!

    07/07/2006 6:48:55 PM PDT · by 2piesonefork · 105 replies · 2,001+ views
    Marsha Raymondo
    America is in peril. Terrorism, illegal immigration, crime, drug abuse, hijackings, racism and the diminishing of our Judeo Christian heretige by government schools, Multi-national corporations, political correctness, and liberal Democrats are taking its toll on this nation. It's hard to imagine that God hasn’t destroyed us given the way we just stick our finger in his eye. Could it get any worse. Yes it does! All around America a dangerous trend from centuries past has begun to creep into our once proud Judeo Christian nation and it making a come back all across the nation. Square Boggle. (Or 2Boggle as...
  • Security tight for "Satanist" date (Norway)

    06/01/2006 2:22:40 AM PDT · by Kurt_Hectic · 5 replies · 356+ views ^ | 31 May 2006, 14:23 | Aftenposten English Web Desk/NTB
    All across Norway precautions are being mounted to prevent churches being torched on June 6, 2006 - 06.06.06. The Church Employer and Interest Organization (KA) has decided upon a safety first approach, and warned all responsible for Norwegian churches to be on guard on the day. "We do not wish to contribute to increased attention on this matter, but to signal a potential risk," KA division leader Řystein Dahle told newspaper Vĺrt Land. Dahle said he would have preferred to ignore the date, but must recognize that certain circles are fascinated by the date, and the association with the number...
  • Finnish rockers 'not Satanists' (Euro Song Contest Winners)

    05/22/2006 2:14:08 PM PDT · by Murtyo · 32 replies · 880+ views
    The BBC ^ | May 22, 2006 | BBC
    Finnish Eurovision winners Lordi have been defended against claims of Satanism by their country's ambassador to the UK. "This is entertainment," Jaakko Laajava told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. "Let's not take this too seriously." "They have produced an album called The Devil Is A Loser and maybe that tells a little bit about this," he continued. The mask-wearing hard rock band have been accused of promoting Satanism by some conservative Greek organisations. We are all very thrilled and encouraged by this Jaakko Laajava, Finnish ambassador Their win "shows that people are seeking something to prop themselves on and fill...
  • Almost Half of Grant to Combat Goth Culture in Blue Springs Returned

    05/22/2004 12:12:01 PM PDT · by FreeManWhoCan · 12 replies · 451+ views
    KCTV News ^ | May 21, 2004 | The Associated Press
    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) -- Almost half of a $273,000 grant awarded in 2002 to fight the Goth culture in Blue Springs has been returned because of a lack of interest -- and the absence of a real problem. Blue Springs received the grant two years ago from the Youth Outreach Unit, money the city and U.S. Rep. Sam Graves trumpeted proudly as a way to fight a perceived Goth problem. But $132,000 of the grant was returned because officials never found much of a problem with the Goth culture, which some students called a fad that most people eventually...
  • Arsons no 'joke' now

    03/09/2006 9:36:42 AM PST · by outlaw1_2003 · 60 replies · 1,126+ views
    Decaur Daily ^ | 3-9-06 | Jay Reeves
    Week after week, federal agents pored over hundreds of leads in the Alabama church arson investigation, but again and again they led to dead ends. A month went by, and no arrest seemed imminent. Then in a frenzied few hours agents capped a month of tedious police work Wednesday when they arrested a pair of campus actors and a third college student in the string of nine church arsons that spread fear through rural Alabama.
  • For the fun of it: Burning churches turns into a kick for young nihilists

    03/17/2006 12:52:04 PM PST · by Caleb1411 · 38 replies · 1,009+ views
    WORLD ^ | 3/25/06 | Gene Edward Veith
    This is just so hard to believe," said the state fire marshal, Richard W. Montgomery, after Alabama authorities caught the arsonists who burned nine churches. "My profile on these suspects is shot all to heck and back." The church burners were three bright college students from good families: Benjamin N. Moseley, Russell L. DeBusk Jr. (both 19, from the Methodist-related Birmingham-Southern College), and Matthew Lee Cloyd (age 20, from the University of Alabama, Birmingham). Mr. Moseley and Mr. DeBusk were theater majors, active in campus productions. They got roles in a movie and were making a film themselves. On the...
  • Church arsonists tied to Satanism College boys had dark side, dabbled in occult, say friends

    03/11/2006 6:44:40 PM PST · by Esther Ruth · 52 replies · 1,709+ views ^ | March 11, 2006
    Church arsonists tied to Satanism College boys had dark side, dabbled in occult, say friends Posted: March 11, 2006 6:30 p.m. Eastern © 2006 While the "all-American college boys" arrested for a series of church arsons claimed they had committed their crimes for the fun of it – with no religious or political motivation – new reports from friends say the students dabbled in the occult and Satanism. Benjamin Moseley, Russell Debusk, Matthew Lee Cloyd Benjamin Moseley and Russell DeBusk, 19, were theater students at Birmingham-Southern College. Matthew Cloyd, 20, lived in the same dorm as DeBusk, an academic...
  • Muslim inmates 'stretch' Belmarsh (islamic satanism remains inscrutable)

    03/07/2006 10:17:01 PM PST · by Dark Skies · 7 replies · 421+ views
    The Evening Standard (UK) ^ | 3/8/2006 | Staff
    One of Britain's highest-profile jails is at "full stretch" to deal with the number of Muslim inmates facing terrorism charges, the Chief Inspector of Prisons has warned. Anne Owers raised fears about the treatment of Muslim prisoners at Belmarsh maximum security jail in London - including the men accused of the July 21 attempted bombings. She said prison officers did not understand Muslim inmates' social and religious behaviour. The chief inspector said: "The prison's high security and special security units were at full stretch, holding among others those suspected of the failed suicide bomb attempts of July." About 100 of...
  • The Marquis de Sade: The Left’s Man of Diverse ‘Sexual Orientations’

    03/05/2006 1:16:28 PM PST · by little jeremiah · 69 replies · 2,161+ views
    Chron Watch ^ | Macch 5 2002 | Linda Kimball
    The Marquis de Sade: The Left’s Man of Diverse ‘Sexual Orientations’ Sunday, March 05, 2006 America is undergoing an extreme makeover and the wrecking crews are Leftists. They believe that everything about our civilization is an illusion—including our created condition as either man or woman. In other words, because they do not believe that God exists or the Bible is true, our civilization and condition are merely social constructs. To the wreckers we are but plastic figures that can be melted down and remolded. The wrecking crews conceal their insane ambitions behind deceptive code words such as diversity, multiculturalism, sensitivity,...
  • Satanic cult sentenced for Italy killings (Beasts of Satan)

    01/31/2006 12:22:29 PM PST · by Cornpone · 12 replies · 784+ views
    Reuters (via Swissinfo) ^ | 31 January 2006 | Reuters
    BUSTO ARSIZIO, Italy (Reuters) - Five Satanic cult members received heavy prison sentences on Tuesday for killing the singer of their amateur rock band and two other women in brutal ritual murders that shocked Italy. Nicola Sapone, one of the leaders of the "Beasts of Satan" rock band, was sentenced to life behind bars for the double homicide in 1998 of singer Fabio Tollis and his girlfriend Chiara Marino. The group had apparently believed that Marino, who was stabbed to death under a full moon, was the personification of the Virgin Mary. She was 19. Tollis, 16, took a fatal...
  • Sects and Satanic Cults

    01/18/2006 6:04:49 PM PST · by Teófilo · 1 replies · 303+ views
    Folks, EWTN has made available on-line a very interesting series originally published in L'Osservatore Romano, entitled, Sects and Satanic Cults. It consists of six articles dealing with various aspects (phenomenological, anthropological, psychological, legal, doctrinal and pastoral) of the growing and disturbing phenomenon of practices connected with the cult of satanic sects. The essays have been prepared in collaboration with the Bologna-based Organization for Research and Information on Sects, while adoctrinal reflection has been written by Bishop Angelo Scola through the good offices of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. What follows is EWTN's summary of each article. I...
  • Satanist charged in bizarre kidnap plot

    12/02/2005 12:43:53 PM PST · by TFFKAMM · 8 replies · 715+ views
    UPI ^ | 11/27/05 | UPI
    CHICAGO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Chicago police held an 18-year-old self-described Satanist Sunday for allegedly kidnapping two children in a bizarre plot to win back his ex-girlfriend. David Rodriguez was charged with two counts of aggravated kidnapping and ordered held in lieu of $500,000 bail. Prosecutors said he planned get his girlfriend back by carving a pentagram into the chest of a 6-year-old girl. Authorities said Rodriguez and a 15-year-old boy grabbed the girl and her 8-year-old brother by the wrists Friday as they waited for their mother outside a library and dragged them away. The kidnapped boy was turned...
  • Teen Accused Of Abducting Girl For Satanic Ritual

    11/28/2005 9:39:02 PM PST · by Coleus · 10 replies · 612+ views
    nbc ^ | 11.27.05
    CHICAGO -- Authorities believe a teenager accused of abducting two young children in Chicago intended to perform a demonic ritual in order to get a former girlfriend back. Prosecutors said David Rodriguez, 18, and a companion snatched Erika Castillo, 6, and her older brother, Oscar, outside a Little Village library on Friday and planned to carve a pentagram in the girl's chest. Police said Rodriguez made up an errand to get rid of Oscar and took the Erika into his home. "He told me to take a paper to the doctor," Oscar told NBC5. Police said Rodriguez and a friend...
  • Black magic, murder and madness in Satanist South Africa

    11/20/2005 7:19:29 PM PST · by ncountylee · 10 replies · 851+ views
    The Australian ^ | November 21, 2005
    The fixation with the occult dates back to apartheid, writes Gavin du Venage in Cape Town A CHURCH custodian is murdered in the dead of night and his mutilated corpse, bearing vicious stab wounds to his head and side mimicking those of Jesus Christ on the cross, is left in front of the altar. On the ground, in the victim's blood, is written the word "Satun" (sic). The Halloween slaying of 53-year-old Charles Jacobs, janitor at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints in the quiet, church-going town of Paarl, east of Cape Town, is the latest in...
  • Voodoo Practitioners Scatter After Katrina

    10/31/2005 11:45:04 AM PST · by caryatid · 17 replies · 942+ views
    The last time Don Glossop saw his customers they were ritually burning green candles, hoping voodoo would pierce the federal bureaucracy and hasten the arrival of desperately needed relief checks. Glossop's shop, New Orleans Mistic, has been closed since Hurricane Katrina swamped the city two months ago, and most of his clients, who practice a local variant of voodoo, have scattered across the country. He fears that Katrina, which laid waste to entire neighborhoods and claimed hundreds of lives here, may take another casualty: New Orleans' status as the country's voodoo capital. "As of today I would say it's pretty...
  • Some Europeans Aren't Fans of Halloween

    10/26/2005 11:33:18 AM PDT · by steel_resolve · 65 replies · 1,449+ views
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette ^ | October 26, 2005 | William J. Kole
    VIENNA, Austria (AP) -- It's almost Halloween - and all those ghosts, goblins, tricks and treats are giving Hans Kohler the creeps. So the mayor of Rankweil, a town near the border with Switzerland, has launched a one-man campaign disparaging Halloween as a "bad American habit" and urging families to skip it this year. "It's an American custom that's got nothing to do with our culture," Kohler wrote in letters sent out to households. By midweek, the mayors of eight neighboring villages had thrown their support behind the boycott. So had local police, annoyed with the annual Oct. 31 uptick...
  • Episcopal group plots takeover

    10/23/2005 10:36:47 AM PDT · by Crackingham · 67 replies · 1,832+ views
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | 10/23/5 | Tony LaRussa
    An Episcopal group has a doomsday plan that calls for ousting conservative bishops and seizing church property if they attempt to break from the denomination over its increasingly liberal position on homosexuality. The so-called "Day After" plan could kick in as early as June, when the Episcopal Church USA holds its General Convention in Columbus, Ohio, according to minutes from a closed steering committee meeting of the group Via Media. Joan Gunderson of Aspinwall, who served as recording secretary for committee meeting in late September, said nothing from the strategy session has been approved by the group's leadership. "The minutes...
  • 'Satanism flourishing in Russia' No arrests in vandalism at Murmansk church

    10/23/2005 10:28:24 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 17 replies · 683+ views ^ | October 24, 2005 |
    Satanism is running rampant throughout Russia, according to a priest at a Murmansk church defaced by vandals. Earlier this month, according to an Interfax report, the Church of the Savior-on-the-Waters, built in memory of lost seamen was targeted with Satanic symbols and animal blood.
  • CA: Former classmates: Teen charged in death of attorney's wife dabbled in occult

    10/22/2005 4:43:06 PM PDT · by calcowgirl · 23 replies · 1,224+ views
    AP - San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | October 22, 2005 | Michelle Locke
    MARTINEZ – A teenager described by former classmates as a brooding nonconformist with an interest in the occult was charged as an adult in the murder of the wife of a prominent defense attorney. Scott Dyleski, 16, was being held in Contra Costa Juvenile Hall after his first court appearance Friday in the beating death of 52-year-old Pamela Vitale. He did not enter a plea or speak as the judge set bail at $1 million. Defense lawyer and TV legal pundit Daniel Horowitz found his wife's body Oct. 15 at the couple's hilltop estate, where they were building their dream...
  • Knights of Columbus Cancel PLANNED WITCH EVENT

    10/12/2005 1:14:54 PM PDT · by Coleus · 18 replies · 894+ views
    Spirit Daily ^ | 10.12.05
    KNIGHTS CANCEL PLANNED WITCH EVENTA local council of the Knights of Columbus on Long Island has cancelled a "witch's festival" that was to take place on October 29 in the Knights' Lindenhurst hall.The council's chaplain, Monsignor Daniel S. Hamilton, of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Lindenhurst, confirmed the cancellation and said that the event had been misrepresented as a trade show to the Knights, who are independent of the parish and took action after an item about it appeared on Spirit Daily. It was to be sponsored by an organization called "Crescent Moongoddess," which reserved the hall.Last year a...
  • How & Why to Re-focus Halloween as a "Fall Festival"

    10/07/2005 10:14:25 AM PDT · by The Spirit Of Allegiance · 258 replies · 4,460+ views
    GTBE email ^ | 10/07/05 | self
    Re-focus Halloween! If your school insists on having some kind of Halloween celebration, recommend that they steer away from the ghoulish and occult and, instead, focus on the event as a fall festival. ... "When you turn evil into a game, it trivializes it and numbs children to its darkness." (excerpt from email) GREAT RESOURCE SITE for Teachers, Parents & Students.
  • The Antiwar Movement's Nazi Connection: Nazi/Satanist website where leftists & Islamists converge

    04/25/2003 12:15:34 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 3 replies · 277+ views ^ | Friday, April 25, 2003 | By Ben Johnson
    The Antiwar Movement's Nazi ConnectionBy Ben | April 25, 2003 In the run-up to the liberation of Iraq, conservatives were tempted to say the entire anti-war movement represented nothing more than a conglomeration of Stalinists, Castroites and Islamists. Such a description would not do justice to the "peace" movement: it would omit the role of vicious anti-Semites. FrontPage Magazine recently exposed the neo-Nazi Bill White’s ("The Bottom of the Barrel"), but giving White a run for his bile is one Bruce Alan "Vincent" Breeding, a professional anti-Semite and sometime Satan-worshiper whose life’s purpose lies in fighting the Jews....
  • Reports: Unborn babies found 'for satanic rituals' (Bodies found inside of statues of saints)

    09/29/2005 6:19:23 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 43 replies · 2,072+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9/29/05 | WorldNetDaily
    The bodies of three unborn children concealed in statues of Christian saints reportedly were found yesterday, with authorities believing they were intended for use in satanic rituals in the U.S. The BBC and other wire services say the gruesome discovery was made at the international airport in Bogota, Colombia, as police were conducting routine searches for contraband. The country's anti-narcotics police chief, Gen. Jord Alirio Varon, said the 4- to 5-month-old fetuses were discovered wrapped in plastic alongside crucifixes inside a cardboard box, all hidden inside porcelain statues of Christian icons, which were smashed open. He did not provide details...
  • Family Devastated After Goats Killed In Bizarre Manner

    09/29/2005 1:08:39 PM PDT · by NormB · 5 replies · 421+ views
    SARPY COUNTY, Neb. -- Last week, two goats were found strangled, drained of blood, then positioned inside their pen. The Nebraska Humane Society's initial analysis was that the killings may have been performed by a cult, Omaha television station KETV reported. Investigators said this week that they need new leads in the killings. The goats' owners were devastated by the deaths. They said the goats were family pets. Beth Roth said her four daughters played with the goats nearly every day for the year that they'd been caring for them. Last year, they even posed the goats for the family's...
  • Foetuses found at Bogota airport

    09/29/2005 7:28:26 AM PDT · by redgolum · 15 replies · 665+ views
    BBC ^ | 9/29/05 | BBC
    Colombian police have found the bodies of three human foetuses hidden in statues destined for the United States. The discovery was made by officers searching for contraband at Bogota Airport on Tuesday. The corpses were wrapped in plastic and concealed inside statues of Christian icons, which were smashed open. Colombian police chief Gen Jord Alirio Varon said the four- to five-month-old foetuses could have been intended for use in Satanic rituals. Gen Varon said the foetuses were found alongside crucifixes and medals. He said officials are trying to find out who sent the packages, which came from Barranquilla in Colombia...
  • Catholic Church Recruits Exorcists

    09/16/2005 8:13:18 AM PDT · by ExSoldier · 41 replies · 1,038+ views
    UK News Telegraph ^ | Sept 16th 2005 | Hilary Clarke
    It is a devil of a job but someone has to do it. Applications are invited for exorcism training at the Vatican's Rome university, the Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum. The 10-week course includes sessions in exorcism rites, how to talk to the Devil, the tricks he uses to fight back and signs of the occult hidden in rock music and video games. Students also attend classes in psychology so that priests can distinguish between "real cases" of satanic possession and illnesses such as schizophrenia. (emphasis ExSoldier)The recruitment drive comes amid growing Vatican concern about a rise in Satanism. Pope Benedict...
  • Why dim-witted trolls should not go out in storms

    09/15/2005 8:57:45 AM PDT · by snick41 · 56 replies · 1,532+ views
    I remember when America was still Christian... In school we said morning prayers to God, the God of the Bible, the Ten commandments hung proudly over the classroom wall, there was no crime, poverty, AIDS or open minded liberals and not a trace of liberalism for that matter. Today Those above mentioned are no longer tolerated in favor of tolerating the intolerable. America is a pluralistic nation now. Today we have satanists sacrificing tender virgins on their altars, babies being abducted from their mothers for manufacturing doku drums and every friday at 6:15 in the morning, Italian immagrints perform their...
  • Why Another Course on Exorcism and Satanism (2nd Vatican course set to begin)

    09/09/2005 10:04:42 AM PDT · by Coleus · 3 replies · 340+ views
    Zenit ^ | 09.08.05
    Code: ZE05090801 Date: 2005-09-08 Why Another Course on Exorcism and Satanism Interview With Carlo Climati ROME, SEPT. 8, 2005 ( Interest in Satanism hasn't waned. That is why the Regina Apostolorum Pontifical University and the Socioreligious Research and Information Group are offering a course on "Exorcism and the Prayer of Deliverance," the second of its kind. To better understand the objectives and reasons for the course, which starts Oct. 13, ZENIT interviewed one of the program's teachers, Carlo Climati, a journalist who has written on youth Satanism. Q: How did the idea arise to organize a second course on exorcism...
  • The Ten Sins of the Devil (Revised and Updated)

    08/23/2005 5:20:36 PM PDT · by thenightmarehero · 7 replies · 1,884+ views
    The Ten Sins of the Devil By Amin Emilio Aun Joven I grant this essay to the public domain God’s greatest opponent here on Earth, aside from the Antichrist and the False Prophet, is the Devil. The Devil was brought down to earth because of his inequities and sins in the physical heaven to enact struggle on this plane of existence. Even though the Devil believes himself to be free he has always been a slave to God’s will and judgement. The Devil is an instigator of struggle and evolution. God sent the Devil to Earth to test the character...
  • Harry Potter and the Dark Side

    07/18/2005 6:36:15 AM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 144 replies · 3,097+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 7 18 05 | Elizabeth Bennett
    J.K. Rowling is history’s richest-ever author, enjoying an incomparable global readership. With eager consumers lined up at midnight to buy her book on the date of release, she stands as the literary phenomenon of our times. Rowling resembles no one in popularity so much as Charles Dickens, who inspired excited crowds in America to meet the packet ships from England, calling out for the next installment of the story of Little Nell. She also rivals Dickens in her ability to create some of the most delightful names in literature. Uriah Heep, meet Severus Snape. Few authors today write books for...
  • Harry Potter is a gateway to SATANISM!!!1!!

    06/24/2005 10:36:47 PM PDT · by null and void · 147 replies · 1,912+ views
    Voices in my fillings ^ | 6/24/05 | He Who Must Not Be Named
    It's just three short weeks until the next Harry Potter book comes to your town! What are you doing to protect you children from this scourge????
  • Is NYC still evil enough for the Church of Satan? Whither Hades-on-the-Hudson?

    06/20/2005 10:04:47 PM PDT · by Do not dub me shapka broham · 56 replies · 3,239+ views
    The New York Press ^ | June 15-21, 2005 | Jim Knipfel
    Alas, Babylon Following the 1997 death of Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey, there was some question—at least to those of us on the outside—whether or not the Church would die with him. But to the surprise of many, the Church of Satan not only didn't die, it flourished. Perhaps it was a sign of the times. In 2001 the Church's headquarters, which had been based in San Francisco for some 35 years, were moved to New York City. Hell's Kitchen, to be precise. (Where else?) Shortly after the move, Peter Gilmore, a longtime member of LaVey's inner circle and...
  • Church Sex Case Stuns Louisiana Town

    06/11/2005 3:05:35 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 40 replies · 2,347+ views
    Anchorage Daily News & AP ^ | Friday, June 10, 2005 | Alan Sayre
    PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) -- From his tire store next door, Donald Moore got an up-close look at the strange changes that went on at the once-bustling Hosanna Church. For one thing, the congregation had dwindled to a handful of reclusive members who chased away visitors. For another, the windows were painted white so no one could see in. And just before it closed its doors for good a couple of years ago, eight dump trucks came in and spread dirt over the church's back lot.
  • BRAKING HARD: 666 wrong number of prophetic beast? - (new papyrus study says # is 616)

    05/08/2005 12:56:41 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 45 replies · 1,141+ views
    WORLD NET DAILY.COM ^ | MAY 8, 2005 | Staff Writer
    For centuries, people have been intrigued by the number 666, the "number of the beast" from the Book of Revelation in the New Testament. Not only is it mentioned in the Bible, it has been associated with the Satanism, universal price codes and the game of roulette, as the numbers on the wheel add up to 666. Now, the legendary number is getting a fresh look, as researchers are re-examining evidence the number may actually be 616. In the King James Version of the Bible, the well-known verse of Revelation 13:18 reads: "Let him that hath understanding count the number...
  • Priest named in lawsuit that alleges ritual abuse

    04/22/2005 6:03:29 AM PDT · by murphE · 99 replies · 1,350+ views ^ | 04/21/05 | Mark Reiter
    A Toledo Roman Catholic diocesan priest charged in the 1980 slaying of a nun was accused yesterday in a civil lawsuit of repeatedly torturing and raping a young girl in ritual abuse ceremonies at a north-side church. An unidentified woman claims she was the victim of bizarre demonizing ceremonies conducted by the Rev. Gerald Robinson and other clergy nearly 40 years ago in the basement of St. Adalbert Parish on Warsaw Street. The woman and her husband, who are listed as Survivor Doe and Spouse Doe, respectively, filed the lawsuit in Lucas County Common Pleas Court. Father Robinson, who is...
  • Is There a Mysterious Dark Force that Hovers over that Spot Called Pinellas?

    03/30/2005 8:40:57 PM PST · by Salvation · 239 replies · 7,329+ views ^ | 03-30-05 | SpiritDaily
    IS THERE A MYSTERIOUS DARK FORCE THAT HOVERS OVER THAT SPOT CALLED PINELLAS?There is a mysterious feeling around the Schiavo case, and we wish we knew what it was. The feeling is this: Pinellas County or parts of it seem to be under the oppression of a dark spirit. From Scripture we know that powers and principalities are the real force with which we contend, and that they hover over vicinities (see Daniel and the "prince of Persia").Is there one hovering over towns in that county, towns with names like Pinellas Park and Clearwater?These are places, of course, that figure...
  • Justice Dept. Defends Satanism, Wicca

    03/22/2005 5:30:31 PM PST · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 648+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 3/22/05 | Carl Limbacher
    The U.S. Justice Department believes that Satanism, Wicca and polytheism are religious beliefs. The federal government argued in the Supreme Court Monday that states must enable prison inmates to practice and observe such "religious" beliefs – no matter how unconventional they may be. But many states think the federal view will cause mayhem in prison systems throughout the nation. Ohio state officials argued that a law requiring them to give such special attention and benefits to these, and other, prison practitioners of religion is an unconstitutional endangerment of prison security. And at least one federal court has agreed so far....
  • Christian video alledges Beach Boy Brian Wilson is Satanic (fascinating video link).

    02/28/2005 4:02:39 PM PST · by tame · 61 replies · 2,905+ views ^ | February 28, 2005 | tame
    I accidentally came across an interesting thing at, the website for a ministry know as the Good News Defenders. The following video "feed" documents Brian Wilson's (and the Beach Boys) troubled past, and alledged ties to Satanism: "THEY SOLD THEIR SOULS FOR ROCK AND ROLL" I found it fascinating, but presumptuous to assume that Brian's well known auditory hallucinations are actual demons (or the like). Good News Defenders goes overboard in drawing false inferences from certain facts. Still, there are some interesting things mentioned that Are, in fact, true: )1) Brian Wilson DOES here voices (auditory hallucinations) that scream...
  • Satanic group jailed for slayings

    02/22/2005 10:48:24 AM PST · by LouAvul · 13 replies · 624+ views
    cnn ^ | 2-22-05
    ROME, Italy (AP) -- Two members of a heavy metal group called the "Beasts of Satan" who confessed to taking part in three ritual Satanic slayings were sentenced to prison Tuesday, and a third defendant was acquitted, Italian media reported. Andrea Volpe, Pietro Guerrieri and Mario Maccione had confessed to roles in the grisly 1998 killings of Chiara Marino, 19, and Fabio Tollis, 16, in the woods outside of Milan. Five other members of their suspected Satanic cult have been ordered to stand trial in June. Volpe, considered the mastermind of the ritual killings, was sentenced to 30 years in...
  • Dark allegations arise amid probe of nun's slaying

    02/21/2005 10:06:51 AM PST · by Land of the Irish · 16 replies · 689+ views ^ | February 20, 2005 | By MICHAEL D. SALLAH and MITCH WEISS
    For Toledo police, it was a rare assignment: Search an abandoned house on the edge of a cornfield in western Lucas County where people reportedly took part in ritual abuse ceremonies. The detectives combed the bedrooms, kitchen, and even the dark basement for evidence of cult gatherings. The search of the decrepit, wood structure last year was a sign the investigation of the Rev. Gerald Robinson was moving beyond a murder case.
  • It’s Supernatural

    02/21/2005 8:46:06 AM PST · by tbird5 · 27 replies · 1,138+ views
    national review online ^ | 2/21/05 | Steve Beard
    Several years ago, enterprising Christian ministries on college campuses around the nation began showing The Matrix and hosting discussions afterward regarding the nature of reality. They saw the film as a conversation-starter about the big issues of life: What is truth? Is there purpose in life? What is reality? The new movie Constantine may end up being the next film to prompt an incendiary discussion on campus — namely, heaven and hell, angels and demons, salvation and damnation. There seems to be quite an interest in such issues. Prancing through a theological minefield, several spooky spi-fi (spiritual fiction) films such...
  • Vatican University Debuts Satanism Classes

    02/17/2005 9:44:51 AM PST · by Borges · 11 replies · 446+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 2/17/05 | ANGELA DOLAND
    ROME - Worried about the lure of the devil, a Vatican -linked university on Thursday debuted its latest course offering: a class on Satanism, black magic and exorcism. The class for clergy and seminarians at Rome's Pontifical Academy "Regina Apostolorum" arose from alarm about what some religious officials see as Satanic practices among young people, especially in Italy. In one case in Italy in January, members of a heavy metal band called "Beasts of Satan" were ordered to stand trial for their alleged role in three ritual killings. One of the victims was a 19-year-old stabbed to death in 1998....
  • What The Devil?

    02/17/2005 10:03:33 AM PST · by Ken Nielsen · 6 replies · 241+ views
    Vatican University Debuts Satanism Classes ROME - Worried about the lure of the devil, a Vatican (news - web sites)-linked university on Thursday debuted its latest course offering: a class on Satanism, black magic and exorcism. The class for clergy and seminarians at Rome's Pontifical Academy "Regina Apostolorum" arose from alarm about what some religious officials see as Satanic practices among young people, especially in Italy. In one case in Italy in January, members of a heavy metal band called "Beasts of Satan" were ordered to stand trial for their alleged role in three ritual killings. One of the victims...
  • Don't dare say hello to your `infidel' neighbor

    02/16/2005 4:41:40 PM PST · by GeekDejure · 71 replies · 4,260+ views
    HAARETZ INTERNATIONAL ^ | February 16, 2005 | Nathan Guttman
    WASHINGTON - When a believing Muslim is summoned to the United States due to life's circumstances, Saudi Arabian authorities disseminate through a network of major American mosques, like other religious directives, clear ways as to how one should act in his new surroundings. Take, for example, a document signed by the cultural attache at the Saudi embassy in Washington that instructs Muslims arriving in the United States not to initiate a greeting when meeting Christians or Jews, and never to convey good wishes marking a Christian or Jewish holiday. In general, the attache recommends that the Muslim believer avoid friendships...
  • Singer talks of life as a devil worshipper

    02/09/2005 1:53:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies · 1,507+ views
    Visiting Tanzanian singer Remmy Ongalla last evening shocked a public religious gathering in Nairobi when he confessed of having been a devil worshipper. Amidst exclamations from the audience, Ongala revealed how he drank human blood and ate human flesh in a satanic ritual. "I would drink one glass of blood every week and the blood was from people like you," he said. "This is the truth but nobody, not even my wife knew about it," said the Standard Five dropout and father of four. He is married to a British high school teacher. Ongala was giving his testimony at Uhuru...
  • Satanists and Nazis defile author's flat

    02/06/2005 11:31:06 PM PST · by MadIvan · 47 replies · 918+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | February 7, 2005 | CHRIS STEPHEN
    SATANISTS and neo-Nazis have begun targeting a Moscow apartment famously used by writer Mikhail Bulgakov, terrifying local residents.Swastikas, SS symbols and pentagrams cover the walls and stairwells of the apartment block where the writer set his most famous work, the Master and Margarita. The appearance has triggered a real-life struggle between the forces of good and evil that mimics the battle of the novel. For years, residents of the block, 10 Bolshoya Sadovaya, have put up with local youths arriving, with beer and guitars, to loll around outside apartment 50, where part of the text is set. They even tolerated...
  • Islam: The Next American Religion

    01/28/2005 1:05:36 PM PST · by jb6 · 56 replies · 1,267+ views
    Dhimmi Watch ^ | February 05, 2004
        « Dhimmitude at the Trib | Main | Dhimmitude in Norway » February 05, 2004 Islam: The Next American Religion Michael Wolfe, a convert to Islam, was largely responsible for PBS's hagiographical biography of Muhammad that appeared about a year ago. Now he is touting a coming Islamic moment in the United States. This from via Al-Jazeera (with thanks to Nicolei): The U.S. began as a haven for Christian outcasts. But what religion fits our current zeitgeist? The answer may be Islam. Americans tend to think of their country as, at the very least, a nominally...
  • Vatican courses on Satanism

    01/27/2005 7:04:01 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 46 replies · 1,347+ views
    virtueonline/upi ^ | Jan 05 | Uwe Siemon-Netto
    Vatican courses on Satanism News Analysis By Uwe Siemon-Netto UPI Religious Affairs Editor PARIS, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Satanism is growing so quickly worldwide that as of next month a papal university in Rome will offer courses on this frightening phenomenon. According to Vatican sources, divinity students at the pontifical Regina Apostolorum (Queen of the Apostles) University will learn about devil worship, witchcraft, demonology and exorcism. They will learn to give pastoral care to youngsters who have joined satanic cults, but also their worried parents, a Vatican prelate told United Press International by telephone Tuesday. Type the word, "Satanism," into...
  • Fr. Gabriel Amorth on the Reform of the Rite of Exorcism

    01/13/2005 8:30:58 AM PST · by murphE · 10 replies · 2,332+ views
    The Catholic Library ^ | June 2000 | An interview with 30 Days, Catholic magazine based in Italy
    The Reform of the Rite of Exorcism Webmaster's Note: [Father Gabriel Amorth is the most famous exorcist in the Holy Church. As the chief exorcist of the Diocese of Rome, he has performed countless exorcisms, and has contact with many of the active exorcists in the rest of the world. You may remember him from the story of the highly-publicized case of a demonically-possessed girl wreaking havoc at a Papal event last year. He has even written a book, published by Ignatius Press, on exorcism entitled An Exorcist Tells His Story. It is very telling then, to read about...
  • Beating of Queens Satanist Prompts Hate Crime Charges

    01/11/2005 9:38:30 PM PST · by xm177e2 · 142 replies · 2,042+ views
    New York Times, The ^ | 1/12/05 | COREY KILGANNON
    Ever since he was 12, Daniel Romano has cut a noticeable figure around Middle Village, a working class part of Queens. Mr. Romano, 20, who calls himself a Satanist, stands out, with his blue-tinted bouffant hairdo, his black clothing and fingernails, and the prominent crucifix, worn upside down. Mr. Romano has long been teased for dressing like a "gothic kid" or simply a "goth," in a community with small homes, neat lawns and populated with many Roman Catholics. But in recent weeks, two local teenagers began fixating on Mr. Romano, calling him names including "Satan worshiper," "baby sacrificer" and "hooker...