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  • Spiritual Traditions of Paganism Resurgent in Britain

    11/12/2022 7:08:44 PM PST · by marshmallow · 21 replies
    Religion Media Center ^ | 11/2/22 | Ruth Peacock
    The chief of the Anglesey Druid Order, Kristoffer Hughes, is giving the sermon at a service of thanksgiving in St Asaph’s Cathedral on 13 November, for those who have donated their organ and body tissues to help others survive. He told a Religion Media Centre briefing that the Anglican clergy wanted the service to be multifaith and to include the indigenous spiritual tradition of Wales. He had seen a resurgence of interest in the spirituality connected with the ancient order of Druids, which accompanied increased observances of folk festivals and a rise in the number of people learning Welsh. He...
  • Video: People get inverted cross symbols on foreheads, recite 'Hail Satan' during 'unbaptism' ritual at Pagan Pride Fest

    10/30/2022 4:25:30 PM PDT · by DFG · 37 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/30/2022 | Pagan Pride Fest NEWS JOSEPH MACKINNON
    Self-professed Satanists, heathens, atheists, spiritualists and so-called "other'd folk" joined forces Saturday to "reclaim" a Texas city center from Christians. Although the event's organizer Raynie Castañeda claimed the second annual Pagan Pride Fest in Tyler was "not satanic," it nevertheless saw droves of people pay to renounce their religious beliefs and hail the devil. 'Not doing anything satanic' "We're just hanging out," Castañeda told the Tyler Morning Telegraph. "There's kids trick-or-treating, people getting their faces painted ... We're not doing anything satanic or any crazy rituals. We're just existing." According to an event listing, the aim of the festival was...
  • Why Paganism and Witchcraft Are Making a Comeback

    11/01/2022 6:49:12 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    NBC News ^ | Oct. 30, 2022, | Antonio Pagliarulo
    On a recent trip to Salem, Massachusetts, I overheard the same question: Is magic really real? For me, the answer is yes.Two weeks ago in the run-up to Halloween, I visited Salem, Massachusetts, for the first time since the pandemic began. In renewing my annual Halloween pilgrimage, I was bowled over by what I found in the Witch City: bigger crowds, longer lines and a wider and welcome array of merchandise geared toward many different religious traditions and ethnic identities. Amid the curious crowds in black capes and conical hats, bags overflowing with DIY spell kits and candles to enhance...
  • Pope Francis Says ‘Traditionalism’ is ‘Infidelity’ to the Catholic Church and Vatican II

    10/22/2022 6:53:40 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 37 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/12/22 | Michael Haynes
    ‘Traditionalism’ is a form ‘of a Pelagian selfishness that puts our own tastes and plans above the love that pleases God, the simple, humble and faithful love that Jesus asked of Peter,’ said Pope Francis.VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) – Marking the 60th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council, Pope Francis attacked “traditionalism” as being “evidence … of infidelity” to the Catholic Church. The Argentinian Pontiff made his remarks in his homily during a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on October 10, marking the 60th anniversary of the opening of the ecumenical Second Vatican Council. Using a passage from...
  • Futile Attempts to Make Up Amazon Rite Presented

    09/03/2022 2:03:34 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Gloria TV ^ | September 2, 2022 | Gloria TV
    Futile Attempts to Make Up Amazon Rite PresentedThe Amazon Church Conference (CEAMA) has presented the results of first consultations for an "Amazonian Novus Ordo Rite" at Cardinal Roche's decadent Liturgy Dicastery.According to Repam.net (September 1) a working group of sixteen people studied the pagan traditions and customs of the Amazon people.The goal is to elaborate a proposal for an "Amazonian rite" that would lead local parishes to celebrate "their faith" [=different religion] according to "autochthonous" expressions.The challenge is to combine different "mystical forms of expressions" in an "Amazonian liturgy."The working group has set up four (!) subgroups to deal with...
  • Disney goes satanic: New 'cartoon' features little girl dubbed 'the Antichrist'

    09/03/2022 9:18:19 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 63 replies
    WND ^ | 9/2/22 | Bob Unruh
    In a move that seems a stretch even for a leftist corporation that openly promotes LGBT agenda points and links itself to the body mutilations of young children through transgender ideology, this new "cartoon" from Disney features a little girl "Antichrist." "There's no more putting this off. Your dad is the devil and you're the Antichrist," the cartoon mom tells her daughter, about 13. The "adult" programming is called "Little Demon" and one of the actors who provide voicing expressed approval that it normalizes "paganism." Here's the trailer (be aware of adult content):
  • Assassination attempt on Alexander Dugin kills his daughter instead

    08/20/2022 3:54:05 PM PDT · by struggle · 104 replies
    CFP ^ | 8/20/2022 | CFP
    Successful assassination attempt in Moscow: a car blown up on Mozhayskoye highway. A female driver died on the spot. According to yet unconfirmed news it could be Darya Dugina, the daughter of Alexander Dugin
  • Hundreds injured, multiple dead after bull-fighting stadium collapses in Colombia…

    06/26/2022 3:09:57 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 69 replies
    https://citizenfreepress.com ^ | June 26, 2022 | Posted by Kane
    Hundreds injured, multiple dead after bull-fighting stadium collapses in Colombia
  • On Air Psychic Reading Leaves Host Shook (abortion consequence?)

    06/26/2022 11:39:55 AM PDT · by max americana · 50 replies
    yotuube ^ | 08202020 | matt fraser
    Oldie but goodie. Psychic Medium Matt Fraser who communicates with the dead goes on a live show, reads one of the hosts and says something shocking on air about a "child" with the grandmother who passed away.. For the first 3 minutes, he communicates and explains the grandmother of one of the hosts on the "other side" UNTIL the 3:05 mark "oh yeah, she's cradling this child in her arms.." and that's when the host has the look of "God, please cut into commercial"
  • Paganism Casts Its Spell Over Methodist Seminary

    06/05/2022 4:03:09 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 17 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | June 4, 2022 | Ellie Gardey
    Iliff School of Theology is an official theological school and approved seminary of the United Methodist Church ... *** Tom Wolfe, the president of Iliff, who has been an ordained Methodist elder for over forty years, said in 2020 that the school’s focus is “engaging the moral discourse in the context of multiple cultural constructions of human meaning.” *** The school employs as an admissions representative a Norse Heathen named Alexandra Ravenscroft, who is the head clergy, or Gudellri, of her pagan organization, Forn Sidr of America. Ravenscroft joined Iliff in 2021. In her job at Iliff, she recruits and...
  • World’s Largest Satanic Gathering This Weekend—in the U.S.

    02/12/2022 8:23:57 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 48 replies
    IFA Pray ^ | 2/11/22 | Kris Kubal
    It is not an understatement to call this a battle of good and evil. It literally is. And on Friday, February 11, satanists from across the world will converge on Scottsdale, Arizona and for three days conduct rituals, services, celebrations, and more debauched and evil events. It’s SatanCon from February 11-13. The satanists chose to locate their conference in Scottsdale as a push back against the city for declining their request to deliver a satanic invocation before the Scottsdale City Council meeting. The organizers of the satanic conference say that they want people to think of Satan when they think...
  • Tel Aviv Greenlights Construction Of “Tower Of Babel”

    01/23/2022 9:01:01 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 17 replies
    Israel365News ^ | 1/21/22 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    The Tel Aviv local planning and building committee gave the final go-ahead for the construction of the 91-story Spiral Tower being planned by the Azrieli group. Construction on the 1,150-foot tall structure is expected to take four years at an estimated cost of $800 million The Azrieli Group, an Israeli real estate and holding company, announced their plan to build Israel’s tallest building as an addition to their already impressive Azrieli Center Complex in Tel Aviv. The new tower will take its place next to the iconic circle, square and triangle towers that make up the Azrieli Complex. By building...
  • Baby Satan Featured At Illinois State Rotunda Christmas Display

    12/23/2021 10:11:04 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 34 replies
    Israel365News ^ | 12/22/21 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    The Illinois State rotunda just unveiled its winter holiday display on Monday. Alongside the Christmas tree, Hanukkah menorah, and the Kwanzaa candles was a baby Baphomet, swaddled in diapers, commemorating the satanic holiday of Sol Invictus. The controversial display has been presented by the Satanic Temple for three years in a row. The Satanic Temple’s first installation at the rotunda was in 2018, followed by another installation in 2019 called “Knowledge is the Greatest Gift,” which featured the forearm of the biblical Eve beside an apple and snake. Sol Invictus (Unconquered Sun) was a Syrian sun god that was adopted...
  • The racists next door: Inside a California church that preaches a whites-only gospel {not Christian, but Asatru ie Nordic heathen}

    11/30/2021 12:30:25 PM PST · by Cronos · 10 replies
    Sacbee ^ | 11 November 2021 | Ryan Sabalow
    Stephen McNallen’s path to founding a racist, whites-only church now headquartered in the foothills north of Sacramento started with fantasy novels and, eventually, found a measure of infamy through the discovery of an ancient skeleton McNallen, the 73-year-old founder of the Asatru Folk Assembly, was an avid reader of sword-and-sorcery novels like “Conan the Barbarian” when he was in college in the late 1960s in Wichita Falls, Texas. One summer in a corner of a bookstore, he found something that would put him on the path to creating a U.S.-based church that worships Norse gods such as Thor and Odin...
  • "That the nation, seeing that their temples are not destroyed, may remove error from their hearts." ~ St. Gregory the Great's letter to St. Mellitus on reconsecrating pagan temples as Christian churches, AD 601

    11/23/2021 6:35:23 AM PST · by Antoninus · 38 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | November 23, 2021 | Florentius
    There are two facile and credulously accepted claims that make the rounds of Late Roman-interest online fora and social media with some frequency. They are roughly as follows: “Christianity sought to destroy the art, architecture and culture of classical civilization.” and “Modern Christian holidays are nothing more than ancient pagan holidays with a Christian overlay.” Both of these declarations are treated uncritically as fact by those who use the outmoded Gibbon as their sole guide to Late Antiquity. The second is also used by those of a Protestant persuasion who wish to prove that Catholicism (and Orthodoxy to a lesser...
  • Indigenous Prayers, Dancing in San Bernardino Synod Mass Spark Backlash

    10/24/2021 6:00:15 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 27 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 10/23/21 | Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen, Carl Bunderson
    The Diocese of San Bernardino says its opening Mass for the Synod on Synodality Oct. 17 sought to celebrate the California diocese’s rich cultural diversity and welcome those on the “periphery” of the Church. But the liturgy’s unusual pageantry, featuring liturgical dancers, a Native American prayer to the “four directions,” and the appearance at the end of Mass of a colorfully costumed figure that resembled traditional representations of an Aztec demon, has raised eyebrows and sparked criticism on social media. “Paganism in full bloom,” read one comment on YouTube. “This is an absolute disgrace to God and His Holy Church,”...
  • Hitler's likeness of Muslims' & Japanese religion, his, Nazis' strategic use of Christianity

    10/17/2021 12:18:42 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 12 replies
    DP ^ | Oct 15, 2021
    Reader comment on item: How the West Could Lose in response to reader comment: hitler was very fond of islam _____ Translated excerpts from Amir in Israel on Sep 20, 2013, replying to a post by a secularist: ______ Hitler was very far from being a devout Christian and his use did not show strong faith in Christianity but opportunism in his name as he knew he could not completely eradicate the deeply rooted Christianity and he tried to "domesticate" it so that the Christian establishment would not interfere and the Vatican would not interfere. Hitler had some statements that...
  • The Sudden Collapse of Greco-Roman Paganism and Rise of Christianity during the 4th century AD ~ Some Stark Clues Courtesy of Julian the Apostate

    10/13/2021 7:02:25 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 42 replies
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | October 12, 2021 | Florentius
    In the years following the victory of Constantine the Great over Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge outside Rome in AD 312, something unprecedented in human history happened. A religion embraced by a small, despised, unwarlike minority cult became the dominant faith of the mighty Roman Empire. How this happened has been the subject of endless scholarly debate ever after. Did the ascendant Christians impose their faith on the multitude of pagans by brute force? Did examples of miraculous events or prophecies play a role? Or did the Christian emperors simply make it so advantageous to become a...
  • Vatican agency directly tied to Communist group pushing pagan worship, abortion, witchcraft

    10/07/2021 8:02:04 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 7, 2021 | Michael Hichborn
    Vatican agency directly tied to Communist group pushing pagan worship, abortion, witchcraftCaritas Internationalis and CIDSE are on the governing body of a Communist organization that is engaged in Pagan worship, and celebrates decriminalization of abortion all over the world while actively fighting against the Catholic church’s stand against grave evil.The Vatican and the communist flagThu Oct 7, 2021 - 7:48 am EDT (Lepanto Institute) – A summary version of this report can be found as a video HERE.IntroductionThe Catholic Church’s teachings on abortion, contraception, homosexuality, transsexualism, and Communism are well established. Abortion was formally condemned in the very first catechism...
  • Parents sue California to stop chants to Aztec gods in ethnic studies curriculum

    09/05/2021 4:35:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/05/2021 | Anugrah Kumar
    Parents of students in the California public school system have filed a lawsuit against the state's Department of Education in an attempt to remove a chant to Aztec gods that's part of a new ethnic studies curriculum. The lawsuit was filed Friday by the conservative legal firm Thomas More Society on behalf of the Californians for Equal Rights Foundation, individual taxpayers and parents of current and former students after their Aug. 26 letter to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction demanding withdraw of the Aztec prayer from the curriculum went unanswered. The lawsuit says the “Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum” has...