Posts Tagged ‘Superstition’
Posted by doctore0 on March 25, 2015
Total nutters, max stupid on progress :)
Pope Francis Credited With Performing ‘Miracle’ As St. Gennaro’s Blood Liquifies
Pope Francis holds a relic believed to contain the blood of St. Gennaro. He’s credited with a ‘half-miracle’ after the blood ‘half-liquified’ in his presence. (Andrew Medichini/AP)
Pope Francis is being credited with a miracle — or at least a “half miracle” — after St. Gennaro’s blood liquified in his presence in Naples on Saturday.
The saint’s blood is usually dry inside of its sealed glass ampoule. However, after the pope kissed the relic, it began to turn to liquid.
“It is the sign that St. Gennaro loves Pope Francis: half of the blood turned to liquid,” Cardinal Crescenzo Sepe, archbishop of Naples, told the cheering crowd, according to Vatican Insider.
“If only half of it liquefied that means we still have work to do; we have to do better,” the pontiff replied. “We have only half of the saint’s love.”
The website reports that the blood continued to liquefy until the entire contents of the ampoule had turned to liquid, causing some in the crowd to weep.
Posted in All, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: Catholicism, Christian, christianity, Crazy, God, Jesus, News & Politics, Pope Francis, Religion, Stupid, Superstition | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 24, 2015
Pareidolia strikes again…
JC is it you… :P
An image of Jesus is believed by worshippers to have appeared following a landslide.
The apparition is attracting hundreds of visitors to the San Francisco area of Putumayo, Colombia, since Saturday.
And some local landowners are cashing in on the ‘miracle’ – by charging visitors for access to view the figure, it has been reported.
A police presence has also been necessary to manage the crowds.
“If you believe in Jesus you will see your image ,” Ximena Rosero Arango, one of the many people who have come to the site to photograph the mountain told Eltiempo.com.
Posted in All, News & Politics | Tagged: Bible, Christian, christianity, Crazy, God, Jesus, Pareidolia, Religion, Stupid, Superstition, Ximena Rosero Arango | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 23, 2015
ABC News, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, 3-22-2015,
Ayaan Hirsi Ali & Manal Omar, with Martha Raddatz
Posted in All, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Islam, News & Politics, Religion, Superstition | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 22, 2015
“A religious conservative broadcaster warned Christians to “prepare for martyrdom” if the U.S. Supreme Court sanctioned marriage equality.
Sandy Rios, director of governmental affairs for the American Family Association and host of a daily radio program, did not specify what she meant by that – but her context was clear.
“Homosexual marriage is going to bring about the tip of the spear of the battle we’re going to face,” Rios said Thursday to a gathering of religious right activists and pastors.”
Posted in All, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: American Family Association, Christian, christianity, Crazy, God, Homosexual marriage, Insane, Jesus, News & Politics, Stupid, Superstition | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 19, 2015
My crazy country :)
A large and unusual rock will be moved today to make way for a new road in the municipality of Álftanes, close to Reykjavík. An announcement from the Icelandic Road Administration states that the rock will be placed by the side of the road close to similar rock formations.
“A pact between elves and men,” explains clairvoyant Ragnhildur Jónsdóttir who wrote to the Mayor of Garðabær on behalf of the elves in 2012.
A controversial road project
Moving the rock has been somewhat controversial and the new placement of the rock is no coincidence. In 2013 the story of this rock, believed to be the legendary Ófeigskirkja- an elf church- made international news.
Galadriel, the Lady of Lórien as she appears in Peter Jackson’s film version of Tolkien’s …
“Elf advocates have joined forces with environmentalists to urge the Icelandic Road and Coastal Commission and local authorities to abandon a highway project building a direct route from the Alftanes peninsula, where the president has a home, to the Reykjavik suburb of Gardabær. They fear disturbing elf habitat and claim the area is particularly important because it contains an elf church,” wrote the Associated Press at the time.
Posted in All, Entertainment, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: Crazy, Funny, Insane, News & Politics, Religion, Stupid, Superstition, Woo | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 19, 2015
A priest has been arrested in Burgos for performing repeated exorcisms on an underage girl suffering from anorexia.
A judge in Burgos has called for the arrest of exorcist, Jesús Hernández Sahagún, along with the girl’s priest after she went through 13 exorcisms while still a minor.
Sahagún, the official exorcist of Valladolid, is facing charges of gender violence, causing injury and mistreatment according to local newspaper, Diario de Burgos, and has been asked to make a statement on the events.
The events date back to 2012, when the girl began to suffer from anorexia. According to El País, her religious parents became convinced she was possessed by the devil and decided to have their child exorcised.
She was tied up and had crucifixes positioned over her head, according to El País.
The girl subsequently attempted suicide and an investigation was launched after her aunts and uncles filed a complaint.
Posted in All, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: Abuse, Christian, christianity, Crazy, Exorcism, God, Jesus, News & Politics, Superstition | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 19, 2015
In order to prevent homeless people from sleeping outside of Saint Mary’s Cathedral, the Archdiocese of San Francisco installed a system that dumps water onto the ground near its sheltered doorways, where people tend to rest at night.
On Wednesday, after facing substantial backlash for the deterrent, the archdiocese announced that the system will be removed “by the end of the day.”
In the statement, the archdiocese said it initially decided to install the controversial system “after learning from city resources” that similar deterrents were “commonly used in the Financial District” in San Francisco to “avoid the situation where needles, feces and other dangerous items were regularly being left in these hidden doorways.”
Posted in All, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: Abuse, Archdiocese of San Francisco, Catholicism, Christian, christianity, Crazy, God, homeless people, Jesus, News & Politics, Religion, San Francisco, Superstition | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 18, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) —
Does the premier Catholic church in San Francisco have a confession to make? The homeless trying to find refuge at St. Mary’s Cathedral claim the church is using water not to cleanse them, but to get rid of them. The Archdiocese of San Francisco is now looking into accusations that well-timed sprinklers are preventing the homeless from taking shelter at the landmark church.
Homeless like to sleep in the church’s covered doorways to protect themselves from the elements. But if you look directly above, you’ll see a spout that sprays water on them while they sleep.
“Sometimes I come here to sleep,” said Ignacio.
Ignacio slept outside San Francisco’s Saint Mary’s Cathedral on Tuesday night. He placed his sleeping bag near the main entrance to stay dry. That’s because he says under the covered doorways, “the water comes down every 30 minutes.”
He says throughout the night, water sprays from a spout above, soaking the homeless and their things.
Posted in All, News & Politics, Religion | Tagged: Abuse, Archdiocese of San Francisco, catholic church, Catholicism, Christian, christianity, Crazy, God, Jesus, News & Politics, Religion, Superstition | Leave a Comment »
Posted by doctore0 on March 17, 2015
Posted in All, Religion | Tagged: Bible, Christian, christianity, Friendly atheist, God, Jesus, Myth, Religion, Superstition | Leave a Comment »