What Is Satanism?

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Satanism begins with Anton Szandor LaVey and the original Church of Satan. There is no better place to begin your inquiry. The Origin of Satanism contains a brief summary.

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Hail Gluttony!

Today in the U.S. many will celebrate the secular holiday called “Thanksgiving.” It originated as a harvest festival, and the pervasive imagery has been inspired by legends about Calvinist separatist Pilgrims who emigrated in 1620 from The Netherlands to the “New World.” These staunchly Christian folks supposedly included, now and again, select nearby indigenous pagans […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-11-24

Vox Satanae – Episode #556: 16th-20th Centuries – Week of 2022 November 14

Vox Satanae – Episode #556 16th-20th Centuries We hear works by William Byrd, Giovanni Legrenzi, Johann David Heinichen, Joseph Touchemoulin, Adolf Fredrik Lindblad, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, and Peter Lieberson. 150 Minutes – Week of 2022 November 14 Stream Vox Satanae Episode 556. Download Vox Satanae Episode 556.
via Church of Satan, 2022-11-14

Veterans Day LVII A.S.

Veterans Day LVII A.S. On this special episode of the Official Infernal Legion Podcast, the Commander of the Infernal Legion celebrates Veterans Day 2022!  Featuring appearances by Legionnaires: Reverend Adam Campbell Satanist Raul Atondo Warlock Wes Vanderpool Satanist JLH Warlock Rick Colemire Citizen Dave Bradford Reverend Jimmy Psycho Magistra Blanche Barton Magus Peter H. Gilmore […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-11-11

The Devil in the Details: Episode 22 The Hampstead Hoax

On this latest episode, the Satanic Skeptic examines a hoaxed (aren’t they all?) case of Satanic Ritual Abuse that went viral after video interviews of police and several children, along with a list of 175 alleged cultists, went online. The hoaxers fled the country, but the story didn’t stop there… Click here to listen.
via Church of Satan, 2022-11-07

Halloween 2022: Carpe Noctem!

We Satanists find Halloween to be a holiday that celebrates the outsider, the other, those who are not like most. It is on this night that the “normals” tend to explore their own quirks and inner-darknesses by wearing costumes that often reveal aspects of themselves typically hidden during the rest of the year. We’ve seen […]
via Church of Satan, 2022-10-31