Ethics code bans police from joining Orange Order|
|POLICE officers will be banned from joining the Orange Order under a new code of conduct to root out “unethical” behaviour.|
The Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland (Acpos) has drawn up a code of conduct that dictates how staff should behave on and off duty.
Under the charter, which is due to come into force later this year, officers will be warned not to join groups or engage in activities that could tarnish the reputation of their force, or leave them ... (more)
Boiled bones show Aztecs butchered, ate invaders|
|The Aztec figure of Cihuateotl, dating from around 1500 a.d, is exhibited at the Guggenheim museum in Bilbao, Spain, March 17, 2005. Skeletons found at an unearthed site in Mexico show Aztecs captured, ritually sacrificed and partially ate several hundred people traveling with invading Spanish forces in 1520. REUTERS/Vincent West|
CALPULALPAN, Mexico (Reuters) - Skeletons found at an unearthed site in Mexico show Aztecs captured, ritually sacrificed and partially ate several... (more)
Police chief joins druids|
|A CONTROVERSIAL police chief known as "the godfather of the speed camera" today became a druid.|
North Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom, famed for his dislike of speeding drivers, joined an order of Welsh bards at the National Eisteddfod.
But even the Gorsedd’s most senior members are not exempt from Mr Brunstrom’s speed cameras.
Archdruid Selwyn Iolen, who presided over today’s ceremony, got a ticket from when he was rushing home to see the sec... (more)
Tony Blair's gissa-job trip, partying with the super rich in America|
|The sign over the door says 999 Green Street, Penthouse 1.|
But the $5million apartment with its sweeping vista of San Francisco Bay where Tony Blair wast feted by America's wealthiest, is quite simply the most exclusive job centre in town.
The Prime Minister flew into California amid claims he was using a taxpayer-funded trip to tout for lucrative retirement berths on the boards of American conglomerates. If so, he had certainly come to the right place.
Blair to attend Bohemian Grove This Weekend?|
|This weekend sees the finale of the annual gathering of the Bohemian Club in the secluded redwoods about 75 miles north of San Francisco. It just so happens that Tony Blair will be in San Francisco all weekend along with a whole host of other powerful elite luminaries.|
Whilst the world seems to be on the brink of major war, Blair is, as reported today by the London Independent, on a flying tour of California to... (more)
Huge 100ft Pyramid to be erected in London|
|Adventurous plans to build a new huge extension - described as a cut-glass ziggurat - at the Tate Modern gallery in London will be unveiled this week to warm applause from large parts of the architectural world and some criticism from design experts.|
The Twentieth Century Society, which was consulted on the plans, said the stepped pyramid extension - to be shown for the first time on Tuesday - detracts from the architectural importance of the existing gallery and warns that it has... (more)
Freemasonry alive and well in 21st century|
|Related: Morals and Dogma By Albert Pike, 33rd Degree Freemason|
LONDON (Reuters) - Freemasonry is alive and well in the 21st century as people seek sanctuary from the tribulations of everyday life, a masonic historian said on Wednesday.
Steeped in history and surrounded by myth, the highly secretive society which some believe dates back to the Knights Templar, claims five milli... (more)
Guy Ritchie's Kabbalah movie: Ritchie says the movie references Albert Pike's 1871 book 'Morals and Dogma', which draws parallels between Kabbalah and Freemasonry.|
|Related: Morals and Dogma By Albert Pike, 33 Degree Freemason|
LIFE STYLE EXTRA (UK) - Guy Ritchie is making a film about Kabbalah.
The 'Snatch' director, married to MaView the profile for Madonna on Celebrity Spotlightdonna who is a devout follower of the mystical Jewish faith, revealed his plans for a documentary about the 'religion' at a service held at the New York Kabbalah ... (more)
Early Bohemian Grove sign with Swastika|
|Rails Around The Bohemian Grove - by David F. Myrick (c1973) PDF|
An Infowars.com reader recently sent us scans of a book entitled, "Rails Around Bohemian Grove," which features some very interesting notes and images. The most interesting of these pictures is of a sign embued with a swastika, the infamous Nazi emblem. ... (more)
Occult Motive Suspected In Mutilation Of Sheep|
| Sheep have been found on Dartmoor with their necks broken and their eyes gouged out in the third attack of its kind in 18 months. The three sheep were found on moorland at Pork Hill, near Tavistock. Their tongues had also been cut out. They had been arranged in a line when they were found on Monday.|
In January last year seven sheep belonging to three local farmers were found arranged in the shape of a heptagon near Sampford Spiney, West Dartmoor. They had all been strangled.
Witchcraft abuse of children 'is rife' in the UK|
|Ministers are preparing to publish a "harrowing" report on abuse meted out to African children in Britain branded as witches.|
The highly sensitive inquiry was ordered, after a string of cases in which children were alleged to have been beaten in exorcism rituals.
Some suspect that there may have been as many as 50 such cases in London in the past five years, but the exact figures will be revealed in an official report to be published in the next two weeks.
Mason mania: freemasons on the rise again. A 'Da Vinci Code' connection triggers interest in fraternal group.|
|Like many fraternal organizations, the Freemasons suffered from shrinking numbers for decades.|
But a controversial novel has suddenly made one fraternal group hip -- and is bringing in some new members.
Dan Brown's book "The Da Vinci Code" was propelled by references to the Knights Templar -- a group Freemasons say has a connection to their group.
"The short version of the story is that the Knights of Templar were kicked out of France and went to En... (more)
Group Protests Dead Members' Bohemian Club Membership|
|All is not groovy at this weekend's Health and Harmony Fair.|
Former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir and his band RatDog are scheduled to play this evening at the event at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds.
The Bohemian Grove Action Network, however, plans to give Weir an earful. The activists who protest the gathering of the Bohemian Club's all-male political elite and movers and shakers at the Bohemian Grove near Monte Rio each July claim Weir and former Dead percussi... (more)
Related: Dark Secrets: Inside Bohemian Grove
Satanic Cult Suspected In Slaying Of Colombian Family|
|Bogota, Colombia (AHN) - Authorities suspect a satanic cult is responsible for slitting the throats of six members of the same family in Colombia.|
The Associated Press reports one of the victims was a child.
The murders took place on June 6, 2006, or 6-6-6, a set of numbers considered by some to be the mark of the devil.
Jorge Gomez, a human rights official in the town of Barrancabermeja, Santander Province, tells the AP, "It seems to have been relate... (more)
Police probe bizarre goat head display|
| TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police are investigating a bizarre discovery involving severed goat heads, put on display at the end of a driveway.|
Last week, police found two severed goat heads, a coconut and a pentagram drawn in chalk in a driveway of a home, police Lt. Francis Balzano said.
"We're not saying this is illegal," Balzano said. "We would just like to know what it means."
Police do not know if the incident was some kind of ritual, practical j... (more)
Priest was a killer: victim|
|THE Catholic Church has accepted as substantially true allegations that a Melbourne priest took part in satanic rituals in which a number of people were murdered.|
The Melbourne Archdiocese paid $33,000 to the man who made the allegations as compensation for the repeated sexual and physical abuse he suffered as a child at the hands of the priest.
According to documents obtained by NEWS.com.au, the Archdiocese's independent sexual abuse investigator, barrister Peter O'Callagh... (more)
Officers discover sex-slave cult|
|A sex slavery cult based on a series of 1960s science fiction novels has been uncovered by police in Darlington.|
Durham Police discovered the bizarre sect after raiding a home in the area, after receiving complaints that a woman was being held against her will.
But a spokesman said the Canadian was a willing participant and the other people involved were consenting adults.
The group, called Kaotians, follow the Chronicles of Gor novels which depict a ... (more)
Grisly evidence aired in soldier’s trial for murdering wife: She was naked and had a pentagram carved into her stomach, on which rested a note that read, '' ‘Til death do us part ...'' '|
|FORT LEWIS — With video of a blood-smeared kitchen and a woman’s mutilated body, the court-martial of a decorated soldier injured in Iraq and now accused of savagely attacking his young wife with knives and a meat cleaver began Monday.|
Spc. Brandon Bare of Wilkesboro, N.C., is charged with premeditated murder in the death of 18-year-old Nabila Bare. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of life in prison.
The woman was found in the couple’s kitchen on July 12, 20... (more)
The Masonic Brotherhood: President Bill Clinton bows to former President George H. W. Bush|
|Former President Bill Clinton bows to former President George H. W. Bush after he receives a honorary degree during the Tulane University Commencement in New Orleans on Saturday May 13, 2006. Former President Clinton also received a degree.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)|
AP: Bush and Clinton Salute Tulane Graduates
Clinton s... (more)
Catholic priest convicted over satanic ritual murder of nun|
| A U.S. jury yesterday found a Roman Catholic priest guilty of the satanic ritual-style murder of a 71-year-old nun which went unsolved for more than 25 years.|
Father Gerald Robinson, above, was sentenced to a mandatory jail term of between 15 years and life.
There were gasps in the court after the verdict, but the 68-year-old priest remained impassive.
Sister Margaret Ann Pahl was found murdered on a chapel floor in April, 1980. She had been strangle... (more)
Ohio priest found guilty of 1980 murder of nun|
| TOLEDO, Ohio (Reuters) - A 68-year-old Catholic priest was found guilty on Thursday of the murder 26 years ago of a nun in a crime that prosecutors said had Satanic undertones and may have been covered up by church leaders.|
The Rev. Gerald Robinson appeared stony-faced as the jury's guilty verdict was read, and he blinked repeatedly and glanced at his lawyers before being led away in handcuffs.
He was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison by Lucas County Common P... (more)
Playground pentagram to go|
|The new playground at Springfield's Washington Park is being altered because of complaints that a five-pointed star etched in concrete could be interpreted as a symbol of the occult.|
The pentagram is on the circular stage of a small amphitheater at the rear of the playground. The design was intended to be a spoked wheel, but landscape architect Kent Massie said a mistake made when the concrete was poured late last summer rendered that design impossible. It was decided to go with ... (more)
Fortune-telling judge couldn't see it coming|
|MANILA (Reuters) - A Philippine judge who claimed he could see into the future and admitted consulting imaginary mystic dwarfs has asked for his job back after being fired by the country's Supreme Court.|
"They should not have dismissed me for what I believed," Florentino Floro, a trial judge in the capital's Malabon northern suburb, told reporters after filing his appeal.
Floro was sacked last month and fined 40,000 pesos ($780) after a three-year investigation foun... (more)
Psychotherapist to Present Clinical Research of How Close Encounters lead to Spiritual Enlightenment|
|Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 27, 2006 -- For thousands of years, claims of contact with other-worldly beings have been made by every religion known to humankind. Today, these claims are still being reported.|
After 13 years of clinical research, Dr. Janet Colli has discovered that there is a consistent and strong spiritual component with those who believe they have experienced other-worldly visitations such as "close encounters" with extraterrestrials.
"There is a corre... (more)
Witness: Nun's body was posed|
|TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- The body of a nun found strangled and stabbed to death in a hospital chapel appeared to have been displayed in a ritualistic fashion, her arms and legs straight and no sign of blood, two fellow nuns testified Monday at the murder trial of a priest accused in the 1980 killing.|
"People don't usually die very straight," said Sister Phyllis Ann Gerold, 68, who was president of Mercy Hospital when Sister Margaret Ann Pahl was killed.
Gerold, testifyi... (more)
TV seance claims to have reached John Lennon|
|LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A controversial television seance airing on Monday will claim it has reached the spirit of John Lennon, but viewers will have to pay $9.95 (5.58 pounds) to find out what the peace-loving Beatle has to say.|
The special, being carried on pay-TV service In Demand, was organised by the producers of a 2003 attempt to channel the late Princess Diana. That show failed to find
Diana and received reviews that could have sunk the Titanic but it is estimated to... (more)
Priest's Trial in Death of Nun to Include Talk of Dark Elements|
|TOLEDO, Ohio -- There are no little murders. But Gerald Robinson is about to go on trial in Toledo for one that is unusually large, judging by the interest.|
He is a Roman Catholic priest. The victim, Sister Margaret Ann Pahl, was a nun, and the slaying occurred more than 20 years ago, in the chapel of a hospital where they worked.
The crime is anchored to Easter Sunday -- the most sacred, defining day in Christendom. It occurred on Holy Saturday 1980, the day before... (more)
In Three Weeks, Witch School Plans to Cast a Spell over the World|
|Did you ever want magic to really work? Well in a few short weeks a global experiment in magic is about to occur. If it succeeds, it may change the world.|
Hoopeston, IL (PRWEB) April 14, 2006 -- Did you ever want to cast a spell for peace, love, hope and prosperity? Well Witch School is organizing an experimental global spell casting marathon for exactly that purpose. On May 5th, hundreds of active participants are dedicated to providing the magickal force that will help ca... (more)