Tag Archive for Satanism

The myth of Satanic cults still affects the US

Worth a (long) read: America’s dark days in fear of secret Satanism, cults, horrific animal and child abuse. It never happened. Psychotherapists continue the same flawed methods that resulted in innocent people jailed for decades. What does the Church of Satan have to do with this? How quack psychology helped pundits invent the Satanic Panic of…

Deliberately stoking fears of the ultimate evil in Northern Ireland in the 70s

Sometimes, there really is a government conspiracy. Agents play on the fears and superstitions of the targeted population to gain an advantage. A new study claims that British intelligence officers created a Satanic Panic in Northern Ireland war zones in the 70s. Satanic panic: how British agents stoked supernatural fears in Troubles | UK news…

Will the church argue that this is REALLY the body of Christ?

We don’t typically get into religious arguments here but this lawsuit has a physically questionable claim they are attempting to make. Lawsuit pits Catholic archbishop against satanist group over sacred item purported to be used for ‘black Mass’ | News OK. Oklahoma City’s Catholic archbishop filed a lawsuit against a satanist group Wednesday, alleging it…

Boy believes he is under a spell, vomits money

Another witchcraft story from Zimbabwe. Note the “allegedly” in the story which means we need to be HIGHLY skeptical.  The story serves up hints of how fearful this population is of witchcraft and juju and how severely that believe affects them. Satanism and witchcraft fears after boy vomits ‘money’. A 14-year-old boy is alleged to…

Tinted windows in Zambia means you’re a Satanist

Villagers rioted and acused teachers in a local school of practicing Satanism. Mpika villagers accuse teachers of satanism. OVER two hundred villagers from Mapoma and surrounding areas in chief Kopa’s area on Wednesday rioted and threatened to beat up teachers at Mapoma Basic School, accusing them of practising Satanism. Sinkamba said the villagers started accusing…

Satanic ritual leads to murder of Houston girl

A horrific story of a murder of teen based on superstition. Official: Deal with devil prompted girl’s killing : Stltoday. Two teenage boys were hoping to make a deal with the devil when they sexually assaulted and killed a 15-year-old suburban Houston girl in a satanic ritual, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Seventeen-year-old Jose E. Reyes…

Satanists in Zimbabwe who can’t be deported blamed for “mysterious occurrences”

Zimbabwe revokes refugee status for Satanists. ZIMBABWE has revoked the refugee status of three foreign self-professed Satanists, but remains stuck with the trio as they cannot be deported due to the international refugee law. George Rene Longange and Ngezi Ngendo Bragston from Congo, and their Rwandese counterpart Busy Mana Thenetse were granted political asylum in…

On the other hand… OTO is a thing?

Aleister Crowley was a key developer of OTO, Ordo Templi Orientis, a fraternal and religious organization. His “worship” involved sadomasochistic sex rituals, spells and hard drugs. One of those celebs intrigued by Crowley’s ideas was Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page. Now, the subject seems to be attracting other celebrities. Satanic sex cult sucking in celebs?. […]when…

Christian group in India believes Satan worship is growing there

Actually, any story about locals freaked out about fear of Satanists ALWAYS makes me question the claim. Satan worship worries Christians in Northeast India | Religion News Service. Christian groups in India’s northeastern state of Nagaland are working to quell the rapid growth of Satanism after reports that thousands of teenagers from churches had taken…

Whitney Houston and the crazy occult conspiracy

The Latest Conspiracy Theory: Whitney Houston’s Death Was an Occult Sacrifice | Michigan Skeptics Association. Michigan Skeptics Association has a post about one of those “You just can’t make this stuff up” conspiracy theories. This new conspiracy theory is a very good example of just how detached it’s believers can be. The author goes through…