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"paul marion church" Discussed on Cults
"Oriole experienced. No shame. Gregorio enjoyed hearing the gasps from his acolytes when he regaled them with tales of his exploits, he was desperate for attention manic in his pursuit of it. If he said one thing but did another, he could keep his congregants focused on him. For this reason it seemed Pope Gregorio left no detail unmentioned not even when it came to relaying stories of sexual and continents having spent decades mutilating his own body to convince others he had stigmata Gregorio became desensitized to the practices danger under the hand of their sadistic anti-pope, the Pomeranian church glorified self mutilation as a means of penance. It has article the psychology of sado-masochism Psychiatrist, Neil? Burton. wrote. The status may derive pleasure from feelings of power authority and control and may harbour a conscious or unconscious desire to punish the object of sexual attraction. Sadism can also be a defensive strategy. So following his sadistic impulses, Gregorio endured his seat of ultimate power among his disciples. But the pain he inflicted on, them was more than emotional. It was physically abusive. This was most apparent in nineteen, eighty two when a young disciple decided to follow Gregorios. Footsteps. The boy deeply desired purity and wanted to be ordained in the Paul. Marion Church one morning after a stirring sermon by Pope Gregorio the novice ran to grab his Bible. Hell bent on finding a passage, the blind seer mentioned when he flipped to the Gospel of Matthew, he came across the quote if you're right eye causes you to stumble Gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. Without hesitation the boy snuck into the kitchen of the home. He shared with other devout followers and grabbed a knife on the way back to his room he repeated under his breath, but it was better to lose an eye than to be cast to hell the young Paul Marion dug into a hallway closet and shut the door in the blackness. He punctured his eye and muffled his scream writhing in pain. The Deputy Lt hadn't gone far enough. There was something else he needed to gouge out and throw away something dirty and evil in anguish. He lowered the knife to his genitals in one fell swoop the boy castrated himself finally chased he hailed and blacked out it was hours before any other follower noticed he was gone. It was precisely the type of devotion Pope Gregorio had always longed for earth. Up Next Pope Gregorio Act promiscuously while requiring his bishops and nuns to lead celibate lives. This episode of cults is brought to you by simply safe. Simply safe was designed to be easy to use while protecting your whole home twenty, four seven, order it online with the click a button when my box arrived was able to get started on it right away. I didn't have to wait around for a technician to install it. The directions are very clear. An easy to follow I just had a place the sensors plugged in and connected it to my wife wine I headed up and running in no time. One of the things I was happy to discover is that simply safe offers water leakage sensors as well as fire in carbon monoxide alarm says add ons at those features to their twenty, four, seven professional monitoring and emergency dispatch, which starts at just fifty cents. A day on your home is pretty well protected. It's no surprise that simply safe was named best overall home security of twenty twenty by US News and world. report. Head to simplisafe dot com slash cults and get a free HD camera that simply safe dot com slash colts to make sure they know that our show sent you. If you think you may be depressed or you're just feeling overwhelmed or anxious better. Help offers license on mine counselors who are trained to listen to help. Talk with your counselor in a private online environment at your own convenience easily schedule secure video or phone sessions with your therapist plus exchange unlimited messages. Better help counselors have expertise in a range of issues including lgbt matters, trauma anxiety, grief, depression, relationship conflicts, self esteem, and more offering help that may not be available in your area. If, for any reason, you're unhappy with your counselor requested new one at any time at no additional charge. Join the over one, million people taking charge of their mental health the help of an experienced better health counselor. In fact so many people have been using better help that they are currently recruiting additional counselors in all fifty states. Better help is an affordable option and our listeners get ten percent off your first month with Discount Code Freedom. Go to better help dot com slash freedom to get started. A Better H E L. P dot.
"paul marion church" Discussed on Cults
"Above a flowering mastic tree. The virgin was spectacular and a flowing gown a warm light beaming from within. The Children Race Thome to share their stories of the vision with their families before they knew it travelers from all over Spain made the pilgrimage to El. Palmar Day, try to see the virgin mother. Among the faithful travelers making the holy trip was curious twenty, two year old Clemente Dominquez, Gomez he'd read all he could about the girls visions, but he still wasn't sure the apparition was real. Once he arrived at the field he realized it didn't matter if the vision was real. What mattered was the story data loan attracted the thousands of pilgrims. So Gomez decided he discovered his own myth to spend to do. So he devoted himself to studying the Bible he attended dozens of lectures by various priests on apparitions Stigmata, and the end of days in time he knew he'd found a way to prove his life something. Gomez likely figured he could use the Virgin's appearance to swap out his lousy life for one of the utmost importance. Gomez left work and visited the field nearly every day to observe the pilgrims. Befriended Manuela alone. So corral a Catholic insurance manager who was also obsessed with the vision under the mastic tree. Naturally, the two men hit it off and met almost daily at the tree. They spent so much time away from their desks that they were both fired with nothing left to lose on September thirtieth nineteen, sixty-nine Gomez told, Chorale that Christ himself appeared to him in a vision. Then in December Gomez began to see and hear messages from the Virgin Mary. A million stars were out the night Gomez said the virgin mother presented him with his mission she demanded he rid the Catholic Church of Heresy And unbeliev according to Gomez. Mary told him to abolish progressivism within the papers tree and uphold the most conservative Catholic traditions he claimed she wanted. Him To strike down hidden communists and freemasons within the churches ranks she promised if he helped her spread, God's true word she'd honor him at the end of times. Corral was floored and Gomez had his first devout follower Gomez likely felt no remorse for telling the lie he realized from Corrales, reaction that the best way to collect followers would be to create to commotion. So Gomez staged a series of mystical ecstasy's near the tree with such charisma that anyone looking for a miracle founded in his performance day after day, he returned to the spot of visions. He shook his body rolled his eyes back in his head and appeared catatonic to signify his soul had gone elsewhere. While his efforts attracted attention Gomez, didn't gain many followers at first. He knew he had to kick it up a notch one night under a tree unbeknownst to witnesses. Gomez ripped into skin with a racer played lifting his hands to the sky he claimed to receive stigmata and called for sanctity. Gomez was a showman and it didn't take long for his plan to yield results according to his witnesses only the most devout. Catholics suffered stigmata Gomez proved to those desperate believers that his mysterious nail wounds were real. The blood was real day couldn't deny his holiness. Gomez's lie seduced hundreds who then shared it with thousands and so mark the beginning of the Paul Marion Church and his assent to infamy. Next Clemente Dominguez Gomez declares himself the true pope sparking vehement judgment from Catholic authorities Hi It's Greg. If you're looking to add some more fun to your feet, subscribe to park cast networks new show incredible feats every weekday. Dan Comments who you might recognize from the hip podcast time suck explores an unbelievable account of physical strength mental focus or bizarre behavior. 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Before long he recruited a following of a few hundred religious zealots just spread the word that another vision of Mary would soon come again, one evening in nineteen seventy over forty thousand people gathered to witness the Virgin Mary's rumored appearance. Gomez seized the engineered moment and gave himself over to an attention grabbing display of spiritual rapture. His eyes fell back in his head. He lost control of his body and thrashed about he claimed he had yet another encounter with the holy mother. In the crowd were enraptured by the spectacle and word of this latest episode spread like wildfire within weeks, pilgrims lined up to join Gomez. He taught these new disciples that the end days was approaching. He claimed they would only survive by devoting themselves to prayer ritual and penance according to his particular provision Gomez established a super conservative doctrine declaring his followers. The chosen few destined to save themselves from hells depths the sears growing flock bought every word in nineteen, seventy, two, twenty, six, year old Gomez convinced a devout elderly follower to donate a huge sum of money so that he could purchase the field in. El. Palmar. Detroit. He guaranteed her the Virgin Mary would continue to appear there. The wealthy followers spent the equivalent of over two hundred thousand dollars to buy the site with this Holy Land. Gomez established a base for his church. He called the group, the Pole Marion's he had intentions of building a grand. Cathedral. But in the meantime, his faithful worshiped in the field which.
"paul marion church" Discussed on Cults
"Due to the graphic nature of this cult's crimes. Listener discretion is advised. This episode includes discussions of abuse and exploitation that some people may find offensive. We advise extreme caution for children under thirteen. Eight year old Joni had hoped her visit to south western Spain in the summer of Nineteen, seventy six would introduce her to a world of wonder but the disenfranchise town of El Palmar tra- left much to be desired. Joni gripped her mother's hand. As they tread the cobblestone street locals called her mother names and hurled rocks at her face Joni clenched her is shot and kept walking trusting her mom to guide her to the dusty field ahead when they reached it, Joni opened your eyes to take in. The scene beneath stars, hundreds of pilgrims waited all around at the far end of the meadow. A group of priests appeared like Pallbearers. They moved in unison carrying a short fat man in a golden gown on their shoulders. Joni stared as the priests Word Clemente Dominguez Gomez, mere inches from her without warning the seared dropped to his knees Joni, watched his body quake and thrash and Thrall D- She convinced herself that this was one of his infamous visions when he lifted his face to the moonlight she coward. His face was a mess. His eyes were missing and is sockets were filled with flaps of skin. He raised his white gloved hands to the sky revealing STIGMATA wounds like the ones Christ endured at his crucifixion blood streamed from the man's palms down his forearms and Joni screamed in terror. Hi I'm Greg Poulsen and I'm Vanessa Richardson and this is called a spotify original from podcast. Every Tuesday we look at a colts practices, their leader and their followers. You can find all episodes of called. Sinatra the spotify originals from podcast are free on spotify over every listen to podcasts this week in a one part episode we're diving into the Paul Marion Church a secretive cult that splintered off from the Roman Catholic. Church. In the nineteen seventies, the group's leader Clemente Dominguez Gomez believed God chose him to succeed Pope Paul the sixth the Catholic Church rejected him but Gomez continued his mission and eventually raised enough money to build a massive. Monte. Million Dollar Cathedral in Spain. Up Next, we'll put clemente. Dominguez Gomez under the microscope. This episode is brought to you by Casper you're most life changing sleep is about what's underneath with a Casper mattress? You'll get the cooling supportive company you need for the most refreshed feeling every morning only at Burger dot com. Clemente Dominguez Gomez was born and raised in Seville Spain the city that houses the Tomb of the explorer Christopher Columbus as a boy in the nineteen fifties. Gomez must have frequented the pioneers gravesite because of this influence, he likely crafted stories that his wayward father was a famed adventurer too. But when his mother suddenly died during his childhood Gomez quit idealising his father in part because his dad married a second wife who reportedly didn't like Gomez. Raising someone else's child and rarely spoke to the Poi- unless ordering him to do chores. Gomez father was rarely around when the boy complained about his stepmother it only pushed his dad farther away. This utter rejection may have sent Gomez spiraling towards disaster. Vanessa's going to take over in the psychology here, and throughout the episode please note Vanessa is not a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist, but she has done a lot of research for this show. Thanks Greg University of British Columbia professor of social work. Edward KROC wrote a compelling article on Father Absence in it he said that children with absent fathers report feeling abandoned when their fathers are not involved in their lives. In addition fatherless children have more difficulties with social adjustment many develop a swaggering intimidating persona in an attempt to disguise their underlying fears, resentments, anxieties, and unhappiness. Finally, Father Absent Children May struggle with mental health issues like anxiety, depression and suicide. While not everyone without a father figure experiences these outcomes Gomez grappled with the effects of feeling abandoned. He felt he had no home and often ran away for days. When he was home Gomez struggled at this time he was likely discovering his sexuality and bullies kicked him teased him and shouted at him for being queer. As a teen Gomez began contemplating suicide. Luckily, Gomez, eventually had a change of heart. He decided to fight through the pain and was overjoyed when he finally found acceptance in his twenties, Gomez is rumored to have found refuge in civiles underground gay, community? At Night Gomez drew crowds in by performing bars a female impersonator, he wore outlandish costumes and called himself love voltage Oh. In English the name means but she felt. It was perhaps the first time Gomez felty belonged. He realized if he put on a big enough show, people might love him for it. The problem was that under right wing dictator. Francisco. Franco vagrancy laws declared gay men and women to be criminals. So even though Gomez had finally garnered positive attention society said that who he was was wrong due to the stigma of his sexuality Gomez packed up his wig and looked elsewhere for meaning while he wasn't religious he was desperate to fit into the social norm he thought Catholicism might help so he Applied to a seminary but was not offered admission on the heels of this personal defeat Gomez petition to join the military. However, an epilepsy diagnosis him from enlisting over the next two years he accepted a handful of temporary jobs but none stock eventually Gomez, secured work as an office clerk, but it didn't change the fact that the first two decades of his life felt like a string of major disappointments. But in March of one, thousand, nine, hundred, sixty, eight, a miracle occurred that reshaped Gomez entire existence. About forty minutes outside of Seville in a tiny farm town called El Palmar Day Tra four schoolgirls witnessed a dazzling apparition. One afternoon the four girls cut across a field to make it home in time to help their mothers finish the day's chores amidst the dust and green. They swore they saw the Virgin Mary hovering.