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Welcome to week two of Ghost Files’ triumphant return from the void. This week I’ve got three more spookily fascinating articles covering multiple areas of esoterica.

For the Top Story, I present to you an article about more claims and theories regarding the visions at Fatima. Plus, cryptozoologists may have found a sample of Nessie’s DNA. Finally, the Vatican is sounding a casting call for even more exorcists.

Brace yourself, Ghost Files cometh.

:: Top Story ::

The real fake news.

New History Reveals the Truth About the Fatima Incident

Posted on 16 Sep 2005 – newKerala.com

The records of Sister Lucia, kept at the archives since the incident, revealed that the children did not interact with an apparition of the Virgin Mary but with a hologram of an extraterrestrial projected on a beam of light from a spacecraft hovering high above them. The archives clearly showed that the entities encountered at Fatima were not deities from Heaven but rather alien beings visiting our planet from “elsewhere” in the vast Cosmos. This finding was supported by hundreds of other facts from the time of the apparitions. Fatima, the authors discovered, was the first major UFO case of the 20th century.


The exact contents of Sister Lucia’s account of the Fatima miracle have been one of the more closely kept secrets in the church. Many people believe it describes in detail the events of Armageddon—even providing a timeline of when it would occur. Likewise, just as many people claim to be privy to said knowledge.

The psychic David Booth, for example, claimed to have met Lucia before her death in February, 2005. As a guest on Coast to Coast AM, he and Wayne Green refused to elaborate on the meeting (if indeed it actually took place). The only thing they revealed was that a ‘new star’ would begin to shine, or some such thing. Because of their unforthcoming attitude, George Noory quickly put a stop to the interview.

Now, two Portuguese historians (Joaquim Fernandes and Fina d’ Armada) are making a claim that the reported vision of the Virgin Mary was instead an alien hologram—and that this ‘truth’ is detailed in Sister Lucia’s records.

I love how this article uses words like ‘new history’ and ‘truth’ to describe such theories or claims or whatever you want to call what these ‘historians’ are doing. The article states that the duo was given access to the secret records in 1978—I had never heard of such a story, and why exactly were they given access? And I’m not sure how a young, Portuguese shepherd would describe alien holograms, but apparently her account “clearly showed” the vision was alien in nature.

If you’re interested in reading more, all the contact and purchasing information is provided in the linked article.

:: Loch Ness Monster ::

It’s about time!

Nessie hunters on verge of major breakthrough

16/09/2005 14:41 – Grampian TV

Scientists hunting the Loch Ness Monster say they've made a significant breakthrough.

Flesh-like material, which could hold the key to Nessie's origins, has been recovered from the loch bed.

It'll now be subject to DNA testing here and in the United States.


The Loch Ness Monster (or ‘Nessie’) has been pushed to background of the cryptozoological world. With all this talk of chupacabras and ‘captured’ Big Feet, no one seems interested in what lies beneath.

Escaping the grasp of even Leonard Nemoy, this slippery amphibian has captivated imaginations for decades. The leading theory is that it’s some kind of surviving dinosaur, and, unlike Big Foot, is considered a very real, non-mystical creature. Therefore, the prospect of capturing, studying, and cataloguing Nessie is in the realm of the possible. Perhaps this supposed “flesh-like material” that has been recovered can be the first step in this process. Or, at the very least, it will help us determine what Nessie isn’t by ruling out the theory that it’s some kind of mutant turtle.

This whole story seems kind of fishy (mind the pun), though. What exactly is “flesh-like material?” And how do you find it at the bottom of a Loch? I’m just one paranormal enthusiast, but if I found organic material at the bottom of a lake, my first guess would be ‘seaweed,’ not ‘Nessie remains.’

I guess we’ll just have to wait until the DNA testing is completed to know for sure, but I’m sensing another disappointment to the likes of coyotes with mange.

:: Exorcism ::

Calling all exorcists…err…again!

Catholic Church recruits more student exorcists

By Hilary Clarke in Rome

It is a devil of a job but someone has to do it. Applications are invited for exorcism training at the Vatican's Rome university, the Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum. The 10-week course includes sessions in exorcism rites, how to talk to the Devil, the tricks he uses to fight back and signs of the occult hidden in rock music and video games.

Students also attend classes in psychology so that priests can distinguish between "real cases" of satanic possession and illnesses such as schizophrenia.


Way back in the glory days of Ghost Files, I presented several articles pertaining to the lack of qualified exorcists. I guess there’s still a high-demand for self-motivated, proactive daemon hunters.

As I recall, I mentioned my fondness of the exorcism school’s name: Athenaeum Pontificium Regina Apostolorum. That is by far one of the coolest sounding strings of words imaginable. I am equally fond of the article’s description of course load:

The 10-week course includes sessions in exorcism rites, how to talk to the Devil, the tricks he uses to fight back and signs of the occult hidden in rock music and video games.

Since when are there hidden signs of the occult in video games? Last time I played “Doom 3” and “Silent Hill,” they were pretty blatant…

:: Dead End ::

Well, that’s all for this week’s Ghost Files. I hope you enjoyed your tour of the madness that is internet-based paranormal news.

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Stay tuned for next week.

~Khyron, 2005.

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