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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090322/ap_on_re_af/af_pope_africa_64 While I’m blaspheming… Pope urges Angolans to convert; stampede kills 2 In what direction was the stampede moving, do you think?

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Vatican to create more exorcists to tackle evil – Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/1573976/Vatican-to-create-more-exorcists-to-tackle-%27evil%27.html “Now bishops are to be obliged to have a number of established exorcists for their diocese. Too many bishops are not taking this seriously and are not delegating their priests in the fight against the Devil. You have to hunt high and low for a proper, trained exorcist.” I’m watching a documentary on the […]

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Devils advocate – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil%27s_advocate Less Word than Phrase of the Moment, this is pretty fascinating. The origin of “Devil’s Advocate”, it seems, is more literal than I would have guessed: Formerly, during the canonization process of the Roman Catholic Church, the Promoter of the Faith (Latin Promotor Fidei), or Devil’s Advocate (Latin advocatus diaboli), was a canon lawyer […]

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