CA writes: “I recently heard about a practice called Pow Wowing by the Pennsylvania Dutch. I am sure it is a bad idea. Would you post about this practice? There was a true murder story I saw on Prime Video called “Hex Hollow”. Someone was killed because they were thought to have put a hex on someone. The practice was called PowWow. I never heard of such a thing. Of course, they interviewed someone who claimed it was just a bunch of prayers, but I know it isn’t.”
A former witch who got hooked on the occult during her teen years is warning parents not to let their children watch Disney’s new Owl House cartoon because it portrays witchcraft as a positive tool to fight evil.
DG writes: “Help! I found a strange bundle of sticks in my daughter’s room. They were tied together with a twine string and had a crystal attached. I found them hidden in a shoebox under her bed. I’m afraid they might be associated with witchcraft. Do you know what they are?”
New revelations from a family member of Louise Turpin, the woman accused of starving her 13 children in their Perris, California home earlier this year, suggest that Turpin’s fascination with witchcraft and Ouija boards may have influenced the crimes.
More than 250 people from 50 countries converged on Rome this week to attend a week-long course on exorcism and discuss the changing face of evil in our day.
More than 300 years ago, a kindly Irish Catholic woman living in Boston was accused of witchcraft by a group of anti-Catholic authorities, but the facts of the story point more to a woman who was martyred for her faith, not her witchcraft!
A recent story about wicca/witchcraft becoming one of the fastest growing religions in the Hudson Valley sheds light on the rising popularity of “the Craft,” thanks in part to pop culture which presents the occult as being “hip” rather than what it is – extremely dangerous.
A recent issue of Vogue Magazine featured a glowing article claiming that “every woman is a witch whether she knows it or not” and suggests that “awakening your inner witch” is the way for women to become empowered in today’s world.