We were recently asked about the12th House in Astrology and why people believe it’s so special. Here are a few reasons why you shouldn’t believe anything you hear about the 12th House – or astrology, for that matter.
AB writes: “I was watching a show on Discovery the other day and they had a commercial about a new website called, Keen.com, where people can go to connect with a psychic, tarot card reader, astrologer, etc. What do you know about this site?”
Anyone doubting whether the occult is gaining steam in American society need only read the latest IBISWorld report which has found that the occult has become a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. over the last 13 years.
AH asks: “I have a question that keeps coming up in conversations with my friends and I would like to answer them correctly. What is the Authoritative Catholic explanation of what the Magi used when reading the stars? Was it astrology or astronomy? How do we as Catholics defend the teaching of Christ on not to use Astrology if the magi did.”
GK writes: “I heard that Princess Diana believed in astrology and that her personal astrologer predicted her death. Is this true?”
There’s no doubt that millions of people actually believe in their horoscope, but how many would go so far as to fly all over the world – on their birthday no less – in pursuit of their perfect “solar return”?
If you’re a gambler, astrologers say you can put your money on President Barack Obama winning re-election in November based on the Aries and Saturn “ingress”, Mercury’s retrograde, and other celestial silliness.