AB writes: “I know some people who were members of the Palmarian church which is based in Palmar de Troya in Spain near Seville. They have been excommunicated from it but still uphold its teachings. They have their own pope and they believe that both Pope John Paul 2 and Pope Benedict xv1 were 33rd degree freemasons. They seem to have been brainwashed and will not listen to anyone else’s views on the “Roman Church” as they call the Catholic Church. I welcome any information you may have about this ‘church’.”
CC writes: “I have a friend that is very much into “Divine Healing Hands”. Master Sha is the head of this ‘movement’. I tried to read the book she gave me but was not really inspired so I only read the first few pages. I was wondering what you know of this ‘movement’ and the Catholic church’s viewpoint on it.”
The latest New Age religion claims we can digitally record our thoughts and feelings, store them in a “mindfile” and one day use them to assemble a digital copy of ourselves for future use.
We have received requests for more information about Access Consciousness, an alternative therapy that is rooted in the occult and Scientology but is being passed off as a new way to “become totally aware and to begin to function as the conscious being you truly are.” It promises to teach you how to “be present in your life in every moment without judgment of you or anyone else.”
We recently had a question about the “Yogi Tea” that has been popping up in supermarkets across the U.S. recently. I discovered that it is connected to a cult-like group that was formed around a phony guru who made himself a handsome profit off this particular brew.
KH asks: “I have a question about Terry Colafrancesco from Caritas of Birmingham, Alabama. They go under the name of ‘The Friends of Medjugorie.’ I heard bad things about them, occult like. His name is connected to Wayne Weible, the orginial author of the Book, Medjugorie. Do you have information about Terry and Caritas?”
A man whose followers claim he’s the reincarnation of Leonardo da Vinci is under investigation by Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for selling unapproved supplements in his clinics.
The Church of Scientology suffered two more “black eyes” in the past week with news of the break up of actor Tom Cruise and actress Katie Holmes – two “higher-ups” in the organization – and the mysterious death of the son of Scientology president Heber Jentzsch. Read the rest…