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  • 'We are being targeted': Voodoo believers fear a backlash

    02/15/2018 12:58:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 10 replies
    miami herald ^ | Feb 11, 2018 | By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and PHILIP MARCELO
    BOSTON Two separate crimes against children in recent days have one haunting similarity: authorities have pointed to Voodoo rituals as a possible motive. But practitioners of Haitian Vodou, which adherents spell differently to distinguish it from other variants, say the religion does not sanction violence and fear the crimes will spark a backlash against their community. "We are being targeted," said Maude Evans, a Haitian native and Vodou priestess in Boston's Mattapan neighborhood. "I'm really concerned that that's how it's going to be from now on. They will do things and blame it on Vodou." Two sisters in East Bridgewater...
  • Brazilian Police Release Details of Grisly Child Sacrifice

    02/04/2018 4:17:09 PM PST · by marshmallow · 33 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 2/1/18 | Juliana Freitag
    Satanic ritual performed as offering to Moloch to obtain prosperityNOVO HAMBURGO, Brazil (ChurchMilitant.com) - Details are emerging of a grisly satanic ritual involving the dismemberment of children in South America. Brazilian police recently disclosed the details of an on-going investigation about the murder of two young siblings offered as human sacrifice in a demonic ritual last August. The corpses of the children (a boy, 8, and a girl, 10) were found dismembered in September in the city of Novo Hamburgo, in Southern Brazil. According to the police statement, the children were sold by their own parents in Argentina. The "prosperity...
  • Satanic Temple Sues to End Missouri Pro-Life Laws

    01/26/2018 4:53:18 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    St. Louis, Mo., Jan 24, 2018 / 06:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life laws in Missouri have drawn the ire of members of the Satanic Temple, which has filed a lawsuit claiming the laws violate their religious freedom. State law requires abortion providers to distribute a booklet from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services which includes the statement: “The life of each human being begins at conception. Abortion will terminate the life of a separate, unique, living human being.” This law and others drew objections from the Satanic Temple and one of its members, whose lawsuit claims the restrictions...
  • Pew: Unitarians, Atheists, Agnostics Most Favorable to Abortion

    01/25/2018 8:27:57 AM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 25, 2018 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Those who identify as Unitarian Universalists, Atheists or Agnostics are the strongest supporters of legalized abortion in America, according to a report published by the Pew Research Center this week. Ninety percent of members of the Unitarian Universalist Church, a liberal religion professing no creed or specific belief in God, said that abortion should be legal “in all or most cases,” Pew found, while atheists and agnostics followed behind with 87 percent of each group asserting the same thing. Notably, 75 percent of all Americans are against abortion-on-demand and believe that abortion should not be legal in all cases, as...
  • Satanic Temple Sues to Overturn Pro-Life Law It Claims Violates Its Religious Beliefs

    01/24/2018 6:08:30 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | Jan 23, 2018 | Micaiah Bilger
    The Missouri Supreme Court will hear a Satanist’s argument this week against a state informed consent law that she alleges violates her religious freedom. NBC News reports the court is scheduled to hear the Satanic Temple’s appeal Tuesday. A federal judge threw out the case in 2016, saying the plaintiff, “Mary Doe,” a member of the Satanic Temple, failed to show “sufficiently concrete injuries.” The Satanic Temple alleges that Missouri trampled on Doe’s religious rights by requiring that she undergo an ultrasound and receive information about her unborn baby’s development, abortion risks and alternatives to abortion. The state law also...
  • A New Generation of L.A. Satanists Finds Community in Blasphemous Times

    01/07/2018 7:08:19 PM PST · by marshmallow · 19 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 1/5/18 | August Brown
    In November, in the candlelit basement of a house just above the Silver Lake Reservoir, Alexandra James walked over to an altar where her husband, Zachary, waited near a bleached human skull, teeth locked in eternal rictus. From the altar, she lifted a sword and drew points across his chest while a circle of onlookers watched solemnly (well, a few giggled too). An organist played eerie minor key chords and Alexandra turned to face the group. "On this altar we consecrate swords to direct the fire of our unholy will," she said. "A human skull, symbol of death. The great...
  • Five Scriptures to Super Charge Your New Year

    12/31/2017 6:42:03 AM PST · by RevelationDavid · 5 replies
    Perhaps our greatest need in the New Year is to get into God’s Word. This past year, many people have shared their opinions, but now God wants to speak.
  • Florida Satanic Nativity Display Fail

    12/08/2017 6:29:58 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 12/7/17 | Rodney Pelletier
    BOCA RATON, Fla. (ChurchMilitant.com) - Catholics celebrate after a satanic display fails to go up near a public nativity scene in Florida. In November, nearly 50,000 people signed a petition started by Return to Order — an organization associated with the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) — asking the city of Boca Raton to shut down a satanic display in Sanborn Square. The satanic display, consisting of an upside-down pentagram with the words "In Satan we trust" and "May the children hail Satan," has been erected for the last two years by Preston Smith,...
  • Millennials Are So Terrified Of Religion They’re Developing One Around Harry Potter

    12/03/2017 11:13:35 AM PST · by Simon Green · 34 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/10//17 | Amelia Hamilton
    Two graduates from Harvard Divinity School (where else?) began a podcast called ‘Harry Potter and the Sacred Text.’ Some people are taking it way too seriously, Since time immemorial, people have found certain things profoundly fulfilling. Things like faith and family have helped us to look outside ourselves and to a higher power, making us feel whole. As young people today turn away from these things, it is no wonder that they are feeling empty and end up searching for meaning in fruitless and increasingly strange pursuits. One of the unlikely places to which they are turning to fill that...
  • Illegal Immigrants Placed Before American Kids, Forcing Preschool to Close

    11/16/2017 8:44:15 AM PST · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | Nov. 15, 2017 | Moonbattery
    Basic laws exist as to what is right and what makes sense. Indulging in moonbattery entails rejecting these laws so as to posture on behalf of a deranged ideology. This has consequences: A preschool that leases space from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder is shutting down at the end of the month after the church congregation voted to become a sanctuary for undocumented immigrants facing deportation. “It put us out of business,” said Active Boulder Kids owner Kristen Argow Heaton. The presumably far-left Unitarian congregation voted overwhelmingly to convert part of the building into illegal immigrant living quarters. Argow...
  • Outrage as racist flyers portray Sikh New Jersey mayoral candidate as a terrorist

    11/04/2017 4:23:30 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Nov. 4, 2017 | Mary Kekatos For Dailymail.com
    Racist flyers have painted a Sikh candidate running for mayor of a New Jersey town as a terrorist. The advertisements, left on car windshields in Hoboken, were directed at City Councilman Ravi Bhalla just days before Election Day on Tuesday. 'Don't let TERRORISM take over our Town!' read the larger message on the flyers, placed directly above a photo of Bhalla in his turban. The flyer used the majority of an advertisement originally run by fellow mayoral candidate Michael DeFusco that attacked Bhalla over an alleged conflict of interest and added the larger print.
  • Many Millennials Are Rejecting Christianity and Turning to Witchcraft and Astrology

    10/24/2017 10:13:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/24/2017 | John Ellis
    The media has talked quite a bit about the decline of Christianity in America, and not without cause. Between 2007 and 2014, the number of Americans who identified as Christian dropped from 78.4 percent to 70.6 percent. The drop is mainly because mainline Protestant denominations are shedding members at an unsustainable rate, but conservative denominations may be facing new "competitors" for the hearts and souls of millennials. Only 56 percent of millennials identify as Christians (as opposed to 70 percent of Gen X-ers and 78 percent of Baby Boomers). Many of the millennials who are rejecting Christianity are turning...
  • Satanist wins transfer of her abortion rights case to the Missouri Supreme Court

    10/09/2017 12:18:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    kansascity.com ^ | October 8, 2017 | Max Londberg
    A Missouri woman who is an adherent of the Satanic Temple won a victory in court last week in her quest to show that state abortion law violates her religious beliefs. The Western District Court of Appeals ruled in her favor Tuesday, writing that her constitutional challenge — rare for its basis in religion — presented “a contested matter of right that involves fair doubt and reasonable room for disagreement.” The woman, identified as Mary Doe in court documents, argued that her religion does not adhere to the idea that life begins at conception, and, because of that, the prerequisites...
  • Planned Parenthood and Satanists Team Up to Promote Abortion

    09/15/2017 11:00:00 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    Life News ^ | Sept,13, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Abortion activists are thanking Satanists this week for making it easier for Missouri women to abort their unborn babies. Together, the abortion giant Planned Parenthood and The Satanic Temple have been fighting viciously to promote abortions and block efforts to protect unborn babies and moms in Missouri. “Abortion access in Missouri is getting easier thanks to Planned Parenthood and Satanists,” a headline at the liberal news site Slate said Tuesday. Breitbart reports the Satanists and the largest baby killing business in the country managed to gain a few victories in the state through their joint efforts this year. For the...
  • Bishop Apologizes, Priest Resigns After Allowing Hindu Procession in Catholic Church

    08/30/2017 6:55:05 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 38 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | Claire Chretien
    August 30, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – A Spanish bishop apologized for an event in his diocese during which a Hindu deity was processed around a Catholic church and the priest who allowed it resigned from his position as Vicar General. However, the bishop said Hindu beliefs don't need to be "rebuked" and that wasn't the point of his statement. It's unclear whether the priest, Father Juan José Mateos Castro, will remain in his position at that parish, Our Lady of Africa. Bishop Rafael Zornoza Boy of the Diocese of Cádiz y Ceuta issued the apology, portions of which Crux translated. A...
  • Chinese Authorities Shut Down Nursery Run by (Buddhist) Monk Who Saves Babies From Abortion

    08/18/2017 9:09:17 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    Life News ^ | August 17, 2017 | spuc
    The Chinese news outlet Global Times is reporting that a monk who saves babies from abortion and then brings them up has come into conflict with authorities. Master Daolu, a former businessman turned monk, believes, like many Buddhists, that the baby has a soul fm conception, and that abortion is murder. However, he doesn’t just persuade women not to have abortions – he provides shelter and care for them and their babies. Lifelong care According to an earlier Global Times article, when he began his ministry, Master Daolu converted his own villa in Nantong, in East China’s Jiangsu Province into...
  • Baptist Pastors and Other Clergy Endorse Abortion in New Planned Parenthood Video

    06/20/2017 6:28:26 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Life News ^ | June 20, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    The abortion business Planned Parenthood managed to find a few clergy to help promote its pro-abortion agenda in a new video. Planned Parenthood is desperate for support after Americans elected a large group of pro-life leaders to the United States Congress last fall. Efforts to cut off millions of taxpayer funds to the abortion chain are under way. In an appeal to religious individuals, Planned Parenthood produced a new video this week where four pro-abortion clergy members – two Baptist pastors, a Unitarian Universalist pastor and a Jewish rabbi — urged people to support the abortion business, according to the...
  • Rally to Support Topless Women in WV Planned (Unitarian Universalist)

    06/19/2017 10:50:48 AM PDT · by Morgana · 66 replies
    WOWK 13 NEWS ^ | June 19, 2017 | Craig Poole, Digital Content Manager
    CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) - A rally is being planned for this weekend in Charleston to "take a stand, and normalize breasts" in West Virginia. The organizer also says that group is meeting at Noon on the 24th at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Charleston to paint their bodies.
  • River of Love & Inspiration

    06/18/2017 4:49:57 AM PDT · by Revski
    Revski Youtube video's ^ | 6/18/2017 | Revski
    Happy father's day and this video is a touch of our Heavenly Father's love.
  • Gang Rape Victim Faces Horrendous Purification Ritual Because She Rejected Abortion (India)

    06/17/2017 6:25:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Life News ^ | June 17, 2017 | Rebecca Kiessling
    “7-month pregnant gang rape survivor denied a late-term abortion by the Gujurat high court in India.” With those kinds of news stories, we regularly see organizations like Amnesty International and Planned Parenthood International utilizing such stories to demand the legalization of abortion through all nine of months of pregnancy – not only for rape, but for any reason. Rape is just the key to open wide the abortion door. But what if you learned the rest of the story? What if there is more to these stories than is initially being reported? This particular pregnant rape survivor’s treatment is amongst...