- Aug 9, 2020
One long-time exorcist has sounded the alarm over an uptick in what he said is an aggressive increase in Satanism among young people, which he insists is due in part to the rapid growth of cultural secularism and a lack of strong role models.
The Catholic Church, through its priests, deacons and lay experts, must do more to listen to, comfort and assist those who feel troubled, tempted, cursed or possessed, said an Italian exorcist.
In his first general audience after taking a month-long summer break, Pope Francis issued a strong message against idol worship, pointing specifically to tarot card or palm readings in order to see the future, calling the practice “an idolatry of our times.”
Granted, “Satanism” as it’s expressed today is often little more than a form of adolescent rebellion, and the threat it poses to Christianity in places such as Oklahoma shouldn’t be exaggerated, but that’s no reason for Christians to dismiss it altogether.
They say “the Devil is in the details.” Now he’s in Detroit. Just before the witching hour of midnight last Saturday, a nine-foot statue of Baphomet was presented to the world by the Detroit chapter of The Satanic Temple. Hundreds of devotees gathered in a warehouse for a ceremony Satanic
I’m not sure this falls in the category of ethics — although my mother thinks it does — so much as just simple advice. My daughter is at that age (pre-teen) where she is intrigued with the occult. But it seems to be bordering on an obsession. She watches that