Speaking at the Umbria Film Festival, the exorcist attacked Hinduism, Harry Potter and Yoga. On Harry Potter, he said;
”People think it is an innocuous book for children but it’s about magic and that leads to evil. In Harry Potter the Devil is at work in a cunning and crafty way, he is using his extraordinary powers of magic and evil.
“Satan is always hidden and the thing he desires more than anything is for people to believe he does not exist. He studies each and everyone of us and our tendencies towards good and evil and then he tempts us.
“My advice to young people would be to watch out for nightclubs because the path is always the same: alcohol, sex, drugs and Satanic sects.”
So, why is Yoga Satanic? According to exorcist Gabriele, Yoga is evil because it leads to Hinduism.
”Yoga is the Devil’s work. You thing you are doing it for stretching your mind and body but it leads to Hinduism. All these oriental religions are based on the false belief of reincarnation.”
Previously, Father Amorth has claimed that Josef Stalin and Adolf Hitler were both victims of demonic possession. It is believed that the Vatican did attempt a long distance exorcism of Hilter, during the time of Pope Pius XII, but Gabriele Amorth would have unlikely to have been involved as the 85 year old would have been far too young. Amorth was ordained as a priest in 1954.
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Is the Vatican right? Is Harry Potter Satanic and does reading the books or watching the movies begin a path towards devil worship?
Is Yoga evil?