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Francis Young on Witchcraft and the Modern Roman Catholic Church

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This episode examines what connects witchcraft, possession, exorcism and the modern Roman Catholic Church, with special guest, Dr. Francis Young, esteemed folklorist, author and historian in the field of religion and belief. Dr. Young guides us through the intricate world of Catholic demonology, shedding light on the complex relationship between witchcraft and demonic possession. Exploring the dichotomy between official doctrine and popular beliefs, we touch on the cultural and regional variations in belief and practice among Catholics globally. Dr. Young's insightfully provided a fascinating explanation on how diverse interpretations of these phenomena manifest within different communities. We explore the risks of exorcism, examining the tragic case of Annaliese Michel and its lasting impact on the church's approach to these rites. As the episode unfolds, we contemplate future navigation of witchcraft and exorcism. Join us as we continue the message and questions: Why do we witch hunt? How do we witch hunt? How do we stop hunting witches?

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This episode examines what connects witchcraft, possession, exorcism and the modern Roman Catholic Church, with special guest, Dr. Francis Young, esteemed folklorist, author and historian in the field of religion and belief. Dr. Young guides us through the intricate world of Catholic demonology, shedding light on the complex relationship between witchcraft and demonic possession. Exploring the dichotomy between official doctrine and popular beliefs, we touch on the cultural and regional variations in belief and practice among Catholics globally. Dr. Young's insightfully provided a fascinating explanation on how diverse interpretations of these phenomena manifest within different communities. We explore the risks of exorcism, examining the tragic case of Annaliese Michel and its lasting impact on the church's approach to these rites. As the episode unfolds, we contemplate future navigation of witchcraft and exorcism. Join us as we continue the message and questions: Why do we witch hunt? How do we witch hunt? How do we stop hunting witches?

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DrFrancisYoung.com

Sign the MA Witch Hunt Justice Project Petition

Join One of Our Projects

Support Us! Buy Book Titles Mentioned in this Episode from our Book Shop

Support Us! Sign up as a Super Listener

End Witch Hunts Movement

Support Us! Buy Witch Trial Merch!

Support Us! Buy Podcast Merch!

Join us on Discord to share your ideas and feedback.

Website

Twitter

Facebook

Instagram

Pinterest

LinkedIn

YouTube

TikTok

Discord

Support the show --- Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/witchhunt/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/witchhunt/support

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