Nashville Catholic School Bans Harry Potter Books at Exorcist’s Advice

Breitbart | 9/3/2019 | Staff
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A Catholic school in Nashville has banned the Harry Potter books on the advice of several Catholic exorcists. The School’s pastor argues that the book’s references to magic are a “clever deception.”

According to a local news report, students at St. Edward Catholic School in Nashville won’t be reading the Harry Potter books anytime soon. Last week, Reverend Dan Reehil, the school’s pastor announced that the popular fantasy series was being removed from the school’s library.

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“These books present magic as both good and evil, which is not true, but in fact a clever deception. The curses and spells used in the books are actual curses and spells; which when read by a human being risk conjuring evil spirits into the presence of the person reading the text,” Reehil said in an email. Reehil says later in the email that he pulled the books after heeding the advice of several Catholic exorcists.

Rebecca Hammel, the superintendent of schools for the Catholic Diocese of Nashville, claims that Reehil has the authority to ban the Harry Potter series. “Each...
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