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  • Michael D. O'Brien on EWTN [on Harry Potter, etc.]

    04/08/2011 2:21:28 PM PDT · by mlizzy · 13 replies
    E-mail | 4-8-11 | Michael D. O'Brien
    8 April, 2011 Dear friends, Last month I was a guest at the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) in Alabama, taping programs for a series on the paganization of culture. Thank you very much for your prayers for me. The shows will be broadcast on the Women of Grace program, hosted by Johnnette Bencovic, each day this coming week. The general theme of the series is "Occult Fiction: Inroad to the Culture." Both Johnnette and myself, as well as researcher Sue Brinkmann and Fr. Edmund de Silva, comment on various aspects of the spiritual war that is taking place in...
  • [PRAYER] Discernment of Harry Potter and Twilight for the sake of our children

    07/28/2010 8:16:58 AM PDT · by mlizzy · 26 replies · 2+ views
    Many Christians believe the Harry Potter and/or Twilight series are safe for their children to read and view as movies; I ask you to join me in prayer for discernment by parents, pastors, teachers, etc. in this regard. Note the words of Cardinal Ratzinger in a letter to Gabriele Kuby (a German critic of the Harry Potter novels), where he writes:"It is good, that you enlighten people about Harry Potter, because those are subtle seductions, which act unnoticed and by this deeply distort Christianity in the soul, before it can grow properly."Fr. Thomas J. Euteneuer, president of the pro-life organization...
  • Harry Potter: 3 More Things I Learned

    08/01/2007 6:59:32 AM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 1,043 replies · 10,002+ views
    ExileStreet ^ | 8/1/07 | John Mark Reynolds
    I am warning those who have not finished the series . . . and there must be still a few of them by now. . . that there are spoilers ahead. I have just finished the last book . . . having spent an enjoyable evening with it thanks to Sam’s Club and an indulgent wife. I am done with Harry Potter and enjoying the literary aftertaste the way one enjoys a fine meal almost as much after it is done as when it is being consumed . . . though it is a bit sad that the series is...
  • Ga. mother seeks Harry Potter ban

    10/04/2006 6:54:36 AM PDT · by SmoothTalker · 110 replies · 1,956+ views
    "A suburban county that sparked a public outcry when its libraries temporarily eliminated funding for Spanish-language fiction is now being asked to ban Harry Potter books from its schools." "Laura Mallory, a mother of four, told a hearing officer for the Gwinnett County Board of Education on Tuesday that the popular fiction series is an "evil" attempt to indoctrinate children in the Wicca religion." "Board of Education attorney Victoria Sweeny said that if schools were to remove all books containing reference to witches, they would have to ban "Macbeth" and "Cinderella.""