Featured EssaysCan Demons be Saved?
Church DocumentsConfronting the Devil's Power, Pope Paul VI, General Audience, November 15, 1972 On Some Aspects of Christian Meditation, Letter to the Bishops of the Catholic Church, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, October 15, 1989
Inde Ab Aliquot Annis: On The Current Norms Governing Exorcisms, Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith September 29, 1985; Translated by Father Gabriele Amorth, Exorcist of Diocese of Rome Instruction on Prayers for Healing, Congregation For the Doctrine of the Faith, September 14, 2000
Articles on Spiritual WarfareSpiritual Warfare: The Occult Has Demonic Influence by Bishop Donald W. Montrose Satanic Rites in the Church's Judgement by Bishop Angelo Scola, Bishop emeritus of Grosseto, Italy, Rector of the Pontifical Lateran University, Rome
The Sand BoxApparitions True and False by Father Peter Joseph. How does one discern whether an apparition is from God or from Satan? A must read, especially in our day and age of prolific claims of visions of Jesus, Mary and the Saints. Is Harry Potter Good for Our Kids? by Vivian W. Dudro, the July/August issue of St. Joseph's Covenant Keepers explores the issue of Harry Potter and tells why Christians should be on guard. (PDF File)
[To download PDF Viewer] How POKEMON and Magic Cards Affect the Minds and Values of Children by Berit Kjos ENNEAGRAM (Taken from “The New Age: A Christian Critique” by Ralph Rath, published by Greenlawn Press, 107 S. Greenlawn, South Bend, IN 46617.) Astrology: Help, Hoax, or Harm?, by Hugh Ross, Ph.D. A Course In Brainwashing by Tracy Moran. Catholics across the country are alarmed at the increasing popularity of a New Age phenomenon known as “A Course in Miracles,” — a system of spirituality proponents claim is the “Third Testament” of God to His people. This article was taken from the June 2, 1996 issue of “Our Sunday Visitor.” A Course in Miracles. Edward R Hryczyk explains the movement known as “A Course in Miracles” founded by Mrs. Helen Schucman who claims to receive channeled messages. The “spirit” denies the divinity of Christ and claims to find errors in the Sacred Scriptures.
Culture WarsHow to Win the Culture War by Peter Kreeft, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy at Boston College speaking at Calvin College. (Real Audio File)
[To download Real Audio Player] To Tell You the Truth by Fr. Pablo Straub. Father examines relativism, freedom of choice, new age paganism and other views that are leading many people today away from Jesus Christ who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life. (Real Audio file)
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Satanism and the OccultAn anthropological view of Satanism by Andrea Porcarelli. Demonology. Article from the 1917 Catholic Encyclopedia. Occult Art, Occultism from the 1917 Catholic Encyclopedia. Phenomenon of Satanism in Contemporary Society by Giuseppe Ferrari.
New AgeA Call to Vigilance: Pastoral Instruction on New Age Archbishop Norberto Rivera Carrera the primate of Mexico examines the origins and content of the New Age movement, the reasons for its rapid spread, its incompatibility with the Gospel, and the responsibility of all Catholics to counteract its influence The AgeOld New Age Movement by Harold J. Barry. The New Age Movement is “the most dangerous enemy of Christianity in the world today, ...more dangerous than secular humanism.” Catholicism Confronts New Age Syncretism, by Bernard Green. This article contributed by Antonio Badilla was taken from the New Oxford Review. It concerns the syncretistic mentality that is widespread in the Church today—a mentality that puts witches, Buddhists, American Indians, and Catholicism on an equal level. The Challenge of New Religious Movements by Cardinal Francis Arinze. An address given at the Vatican by Cardinal Francis Arinze on April 5, 1991 to the April 4-7 consistory of the world's cardinals. A Closer Look at the New Age Movement by Fr John Carlo Rosales, FFI. This article provides an assessment and critque of the New Age movement and also discusses its origins and history as well as its goals Theosophy: Origin of the New Age (Part 1)
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by C.C. Martindale, S.J. The New Age movement had its start not in ancient times and not in our own time, but in the 19th century. The article identifies the culprits and dissects their beliefs. Taken from the February 1996 issue of This Rock Magazine. New Age Lies. Appearance of good/reality of evil, forbidden fruit, no sinno hell. New Wave Revisited. The modern turn to the New Age Movement is nothing but a return to the ancient heresy of gnostism.