Do we prevent somebody being hurt by superstition or faith by rejecting and challenging those things? 

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If people do good because they are human, not because God prompts them then is it right to risk giving God any credit when they alone own their good?

Patrick H


Telegraph 1880 Sheds Light on the Dubious Apparition of Knock

1880 report on the happenings by an expert indicates lying

Knock Apparition - how high was it on the gable?

Knock - were the Witnesses Colluding to concoct a miracle tale??

Knock Fraud - Was the Parish Priest Involved?

Knock - Sceptic Priest Herbert Thurston

Knock - is it true that the vision was seen before it got dark as well as after?

Knock: Patrick Beirne gives the evidence that the vision was not amazing

Knock - Questions that entice us to suspect fraud

Knock Spurious Apparition of Mary and two saints

Knock the Hoax?

Knock - the differences and omissions between original witness accounts

Knock - clues in original witness accounts that it was a natural event not a miracle

Knock Commission was incapable of investigation or professionalism

Knock - was the apparition a painting?

Knock - Meaning of the Apparition

Knock - who was the bishop that appeared?

Knock - Miracle Hoax about the Dry Gable

Knock Apparition - Statues Put at Gable by Hoaxer?

Knock Apparition - a trick of the light?

Knock Apparition - from The Story of Ireland 1900

Knock Witnesses - Their Depositions under the Spotlight

Knock Vision - evidence that a hoaxer used a projector/magic lantern

Knock witnesses copied the vision story from other sources

Knock - Patrick Walsh did not see the magic light from a distance

Knock - The Bad Fruits

Knock's Dubious Cures

Knock in the Light of David Hume's scepticism of miracles

Knock - recent apparition claims

Knock - where the witnesses stood shows apparition claims spurious

Letter from priest that reduces credibility of Knock apparition

Vague apparitions like Knock always get their quality exaggerated