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Papal Magic: Occult Practices Within the Catholic Church

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It is acknowledged Church doctrine that sorcery is the specific domain of the Devil. Yet occult tales are liberally sprinkled throughout the Old and New Testaments, from the spirit-invoking Witch of Endor to the story of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead. Throughout its 2,000 year history, the Church has spawned numerous mystical religious orders, like the Knights Templa ...more
ebook, 194 pages
Published 2007 by HarperCollins
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Joseph
Sep 11, 2007 Joseph rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Catholics, teenage occultists
The occult writer known as "Simon" is infamous. What could top his text of the Necronomicon? Apparently a translation of the Grimoire of Honorious III. What intrigues me is that 20 years ago this guy was marketing the dark secrets of Sumeria for fun and profit--now he's doing it to Catholicism. Apparently there is now a market for those who want to be part of a dark anti-Catholic conspiracy ala the Da Vinci Code or Stigmata.

His last chapter from the Gates of the Necronomicon is actually rather p
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Donald
This work is a fine companion reader for entertainment, but for the discerning occultist and Catholic practitioner alike, it tends toward the sins of conspiracy theory. Still, Simon does make a compelling argument for the efficacy of the priesthood within the Apostolic Succession, as a highly charged medium for many kinds of rituals, not only those of mainstream Christian Catholicism. It's a good read, but with the caveat that you should never believe the claims made in books such as this withou ...more
Trey Nowell
Very enjoyable read, could not put it down.
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