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Black Metal Denounced By The Vatican

These are some excerpts from an article posted in the Washington Times:

"PARIS, France, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Satanism is growing so quickly worldwide that as of next month a papal university in Rome will offer courses on this frightening phenomenon.

It is the Internet that, along with "black metal"-type rock music and its chilling lyrics, attracts the world's young to the Prince of Darkness.

A cursory glance of gruesome incidents linked to Satanism worldwide proves that this is the true locus of the "culture of death" Pope John Paul II never ceases to denounce. In recent years, these things occurred, for example:

-- In Finland a youthful pair was jailed for eating part of a fellow devil worshiper's body, abusing it sexually, then cutting it into small pieces, all to the tunes of Black Metal music - and all in a Satanist ritual.

-- Only recently in a forest near Milan, Italy, youngsters danced on the graves of two coreligionists they had just killed - in a Satanist ritual murder"

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1. Slaughter Of The Soul writes:

AHAHAHAHAHA

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 2:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. MadK writes:

Yes as Anton Levay says we have to thank the Cathloc church for making
Satanism famous! Thanks for the publicity! Ahhahahahaha!

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 2:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. metalthekid writes:

this is ridiculous, just because someone listens to this type of music does not mean that they are going to go out and kill and eat people and other nonsense. and the people here that are promoting this type of sh** are no better than gale clark, the insane lunatic that murdered Dimebag

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 3:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. metalthekid writes:

nathan gale i mean

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 3:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. LOK HIMMM writes:

SATANISM HAS BEEN AROUND AS LONG AS CHRISTIANITY HAS. BLACK METAL HAS BEEN AROUND A FEW DECADES. HOW CAN ANYONE SAY ONE INSPIRES THE OTHER?? MADK YOU ARE ABSOLUTELY RIGHT ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, FOR IT IS THE POPE AND HIS CREW THAT MADE EXORCISM AND SATANISM FAMOUS. IT'S LIKE TELLING A FIVE YEAR OLD NOT TO EAT A COOKIE, YOU KNOW AS SOON AS YOU TURN YOUR BACK, HE'LL EAT THE DAMN COOKIE. SO IF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH CONDEMNS BLACK METAL, YOU CAN BE SURE THAT MILLIONS OF PEOPLE ARE GONNA RUSH OUT TO GET THEM SOME. THANKS VATICAN, YOU JUST MADE A LOT OF STRUGGLING BLACK METAL ARTISTS A LOT RICHER!!! GOOD JOB!!! HIMMM!!!!

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 3:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. brokenwings13 writes:

Leave us alone!

It's like the Vatican would denounce everything the rest of the world comes up with.
Things like stem-cell research, the internet, abortion, heavy metal, etc.

Would they ban the Volkwagen Beetle because it was thought up by Hilter?
Yeah, they would, but they didn't.

And besides, it's not the pope telling you these things, it's his cardinals that are writing everything right now because the pope is so ill. You don't actually know what the pope is thinking, it's all the cardinals that he has, they write it, he just goes out and says it.

And why say that the internet is evil? The Vatican has a website!! If the internet is attracting youth to Satan, fine. Where's my ticket to hell?

While the church can take these stances, they need to be picky about it.

The way I see it, the Vatican is acting like Tipper Gore back in the 80's when that whole
parental advisory sticker issue came up.

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 3:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BLACK DOG writes:

This is funny . Not in a ha ha kind of way but in an "UH...OK" kind of way.I don't know how many of you remember but back in the late 80's early 90's . The worst group of any style in music history was being scrutinized by the supreme court.This group was the 2 live crew and they really really REALLY SUCKED but thank's to all the attention it was getting they suddenly had the most highly sought after record of that time frame .As a result then wound up becoming one of the biggest albums of that decade theirbye causing everyone of those no talent idiot's to get so rich that they never had to make another record (although one of them still does)againe. I'm by no means a religious expert but I am religious , However I also believe in the seperation of church and state for a lot of reason's for example the spanish inquizition , the silent condoning of slavery in the early years of the north and south american colonies . You can't condemn an entire group for the action's of a few idiots . Their was recently 2 different postings similar to this I responded to both and here's a new one . I can't be the only one that thinks this crap is rediculous.

# Jan 12, 2005 @ 7:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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