Catholic monks in Poland burned objects and books they denounced as sacrilegious, together with tales of fictional youngster wizard Harry Potter. On Fb, the group quoted Bible passages condemning all types of divination and magic.
The monks hail from ‘Fundacja SMS Z Nieba’, that means ‘SMS from Heaven Basis’, so-called as a result of the order sends out non secular messages by way of cellphone texts. The ebook burning befell at a church in Koszalin on Sunday.
Photographs posted on Fb by the group present books being organized in a pile outdoors the church together with different objects together with small statues of elephants, a tribal masks, and a figurine resembling a Hindu deity.
The posts had been accompanied by Bible quotes urging individuals to “burn the pictures of their gods” and recounting “lots of those that had practiced magic collected their books and burned them in entrance of everybody.”
The posts obtained dozens of crucial feedback on Fb, with individuals calling these concerned within the burning “morons” and making enjoyable of them for concentrating on youngsters’s books. Some remarked that these accountable ought to face prosecution for environmental harm and air pollution, whereas others had been alarmed by the incident and remarked that it gave the impression to be an act of superstition from the center ages.
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