Scientists Warn About Dangers of Trendy Ayahuasca Tea

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A large study of the popular psychedelic brew known as Ayahuasca tea has found that five out of ten users say that mental health issues caused by the drug stuck with them “for weeks or months” even though most say they consider this to part of the experience.

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The Princess and the Shaman

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Norway’s Princess Martha Louise has announced that she will no longer officially represent the royal house due to her intentions to marry Durek Verrett, the American “Shaman to the Stars.”

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Human Composting: The Latest Eco-Friendly Burial Method

Bishops in California are raising objections to a new California law that will allow human remains to be composted and returned to the soil as a way of protecting the environment from the contaminants of embalming fluid and the carbon emissions from cremation. But this is just one of many new eco-friendly burial methods being offered today.

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Masonry and Ancestral Sins

EO writes: “My grandfather was a member of the masons, and my mother was a member of Eastern Star. Are there ramifications to the soul for belonging to those organizations? Also, is there any truth to the idea that their descendants would suffer because of their affiliation with organizations not in line with God?”

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Can Catholics Celebrate the Winter Solstice?

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VQ writes: “Please write an explanation of winter solstice celebrations & their compatibility to Catholic Christian or incompatibility.”

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Parents Sue to Stop Chant to Aztec Gods in Schools

Three parents have filed a lawsuit against California’s Department of Education after discovering that a new ethnic studies curriculum includes a chant to Aztec gods.

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Why Are People Smoking Toad Venom?

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A new craze is taking hold among those who are looking for healing from anxiety and depression – smoking toad venom. Would you do it?

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