The Wild Hunt: HexFest 2018 Met With Protests From Catholic Groups

Hemelt wrote, “Please help us pray for the end of all witchcraft and occult practices and rituals that offend [the Abrahamic g]od and that the HexFest will be stopped, all rituals be rendered useless, and that the evil one may be thwarted in his efforts to lead souls astray.”

Wow. It’s good to know the Catholic community in New Orleans has nothing better to do right now than harass Pagans. I mean, they could be writing letters and sending gifts to all their fellow Catholics in Pennsylvania whose lives have been destroyed by pedophile priests. They could be donating money to all those families to help them pay their legal fees or their therapy bills. But no, clearly that isn’t a priority. Clearly, slipping flyers under hotel room doors to try and convert Pagans (or make them feel unwelcome) is much more important. Clearly, we are a much greater threat to these people than the real monsters that lurk within their own confessionals.

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3 thoughts on “The Wild Hunt: HexFest 2018 Met With Protests From Catholic Groups

  1. Looks like the traditionalist Catholics (a la Mel Gibson & Bill Donohue), who are comparatively a minority among American Catholics, most of whom in my experience (as well as observation of polls!) tend to be quite open to people of other faiths, and LGBTQ folks as well. Seems extra ironic in New Orleans, where there are so many Catholics who practice folk magic and other spiritual traditions.

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