An Italian politician is convinced that he’s been cursed by the father of a woman he once publicly disparaged and is threatening to call the Pope directly to demand an exorcism to be free of the hex.
SM writes: “Many years ago before I knew what Reiki is about I bought a CD of “new age” relaxation music. I bought it on the strength of the sample one could listen to in the store, but the CD was marketed as being good for background music during Reiki massage. It was clearly created with the intention of being used during Reiki, given the packaging and liner notes. Do you recommend that I get rid of it?”
DP writes: “Didn’t you all say that The Secret Garden movie from 1993 has a scene wherein the little girl does something that has its involvement with black magic? This was not in the original book, but was added to the movie. Also, what about the sequel to the movie? Should that be avoided, too?”
Regardless of how appealing they might appear, spirit mediums are engaging in one of the most dangerous practices – contacting the supposed dead – and often do so in rooms full of people who are all at risk for infestation from the “dead relatives” they allegedly contact.
Father Dwight Longenecker is reporting on a Swedish rock band that openly professes their devotion to the devil and who recently splattered their shocked audience with pig’s blood poured from the skull of a goat – and no one complained!
JK asks: “What are your views on UFOs and UFO sightings? Are people seeing something that is physically ‘there’, or are they being deceived in some way? What does the Church believe or say is ‘really’ behind it all?”
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.”