Satanism is being reported as a possible cause of the theft at the weekend of a relic containing the blood of Blessed John Paul II.
The relic was stolen along with a crucifix from a small mountain church of San Pietro della Ienca where the late Pope used to pray on his many trips to the mountainous region.
But not all agree with the Satanism theory, and one of those is Professor Massimo Introvigne, a respected Catholic sociologist, expert on the occult and founder of the Center for Studies on New Religions. He shared his thoughts on the theft with me earlier today, and discussed the current state of Satanism and demonic possession in Italy.
What is your take on this case?
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