The Great Witch Hunt and the Catholic Connection: Should Women Be Worried? 

The Great Witch Hunt and the Catholic Connection: Should Women Be Worried? 

The Great Witch Hunt was a systematic campaign of torture and murder. It was carried out by local authorities across Europe for three centuries, and hundreds of thousands of people, mostly women, were rounded up, tortured, and killed.

The underlying belief system that supported the torture and killings came from the Catholic church and its centuries of misogynous rhetoric and dogma. Now that feminism is creating new interest in examining exactly what happened during the Witch Hunt and why, one would hope the Catholic church would examine its role, accept responsibility, and root out the poison in its dogma that led to that abomination against women. But no. The Catholic church remains trapped in that very same belief system. 

And so, dear reader, the question I am concerned with is this: What is to prevent the Witch Hunt from happening again?

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