‘Witch’ Killings ContinueJanuary 23, 2009
“Witch” killings continue with the burning of a suspected witch in Papua New Guinea, a delusion continues.
“Miraculous Elián” Returns?January 9, 2009
The controversy over Elián Gonzáles–who was once deemed miraculous–is to resume during attorney general confirmation hearings.
Exorcism: The Devil’s in the DetailsDecember 30, 2008
A new television series, The Real Exorcist , has debuted on the Sci-Fi Channel, whose executives and producers continue to promote pseudoscience and worse. The show features fundamentalist minister Bob Larson, whose Web site pleads for help in fighting demonic evil with “prayer and financial help.” Jesus, Larson claims, has actually “chosen” him …
Lourdes Medical Bureau RebelsDecember 25, 2008
The international medical bureau at Lourdes, the Catholic healing shrine, will no longer designate cases “miraculous.”