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Kevin wrote:

Hi, guys —

Thank you for the previous answers and information.

I asked those questions because I remember hearing once from a show called "A Haunting" where some people were encountering the supernatural, so they hired Wicca's to take care of the spirits.

Some people claim wiccan is based on Positive Religion and has been mistaken for witchcraft. Some hired white witches and have claimed that white witches worship God and Jesus Christ. Other clairvoyants and spiritualist claim to have guardian angels watching them while helping the spirits to move on.

  • Do you believe that any of this is valid?

I would like to learn why they have chosen this vocation and more.

  • Is that wrong?

I have some ideas.

Kevin

  { Are any of these crafts valid and is it wrong to find out their motive? }

Mike replied:

Hi, Kevin —

Thanks for the question. I'll keep it simple.

You said:

  • Do you believe that any of this is valid?

No, it's demonic nonsense that you should stay away from no matter how much they try to convince you they worship Jesus Christ. If they respected Him, they would obey His teachings which can be found in the Catechism:

2115 God can reveal the future to his prophets or to other saints. Still, a sound Christian attitude consists in putting oneself confidently into the hands of Providence for whatever concerns the future, and giving up all unhealthy curiosity about it. Improvidence, however, can constitute a lack of responsibility.

2116 All forms of divination are to be rejected: recourse to Satan or demons, conjuring up the dead or other practices falsely supposed to "unveil" the future. Consulting horoscopes, astrology, palm reading, interpretation of omens and lots, the phenomena of clairvoyance, and recourse to mediums all conceal a desire for power over time, history, and, in the last analysis, other human beings, as well as a wish to conciliate hidden powers. They contradict the honor, respect, and loving fear that we owe to God alone.

2117 All practices of magic or sorcery, by which one attempts to tame occult powers, so as to place them at one's service and have a supernatural power over others - even if this were for the sake of restoring their health - are gravely contrary to the virtue of religion. These practices are even more to be condemned when accompanied by the intention of harming someone, or when they have recourse to the intervention of demons. Wearing charms is also reprehensible. Spiritism often implies divination or magical practices; the Church for her part warns the faithful against it. Recourse to so-called traditional cures does not justify either the invocation of evil powers or the exploitation of another's credulity.

You said:
I would like to learn why they have chosen this vocation and more.

  • Is that wrong?

Yes, It is wrong; stay away for this dangerous nonsense for your own good. These posting may give you some addition insights:

Hope this helps,

Mike

Kevin replied:

Dear Friends,

  • I respect your opinions, and understand God cannot be contradicted, but what if, hypothetically, God is allowing them (those who practice Wiccan) to do this?

After all, God works in mysterious ways. For those who live with hate can never know love.

Thank you for your time.

Kevin

Mary Ann replied:

Kevin —

To say something is false or wrong is not to hate. It is to love the truth and the good.

God allows all evil. He does not will it, but He does will that we have freedom to choose. The evil that we choose to believe or do, He tolerates, and makes it work for the good of those who honestly seek Him.

Mary Ann

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