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April 15, 1953

On April 15, 1953, Pope Pius XII finally relented and gave his approval of psychoanalysis, but warned the public of possible abuses. He wanted people to know that while not all cases of mental illness were a result of demonic possession, why would you want to take the chance with your immortal soul. He said … Continue reading

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December 8, 1854

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the dogma of the Immaculate Conception. This is the official doctrine that held that Mary, mother of Jesus, was free of original sin from the moment she was conceived. They believed this was because Mary’s parents, Joe and Anne Cohen-Levi, only performed sex the … Continue reading

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