Vatican: Harry Potter is ‘king of darkness’

Because fictional characters are often posessed by the devil.
CBC Arts: Pope’s top exorcist says Harry Potter is ‘king of darkness’
Pope Benedict XVI’s chief exorcist, Rev. Gabriele Amorth, has called fictional wizard-in-training Harry Potter the “king of darkness, the devil.”
Amorth made the statement about the star of the best-selling children’s series by British author J. K. Rowling during an interview with Vatican Radio during the week.
“Magic is always a turn to the devil,” said the Roman Catholic priest, according to Britain’s Daily Mail newspaper.

One Response to “Vatican: Harry Potter is ‘king of darkness’

  • Steve
    18 years ago

    Does this mean no more magical sunsets over the ocean or moonlite nights in the desert?