I originally wanted to post this in the Spirituality forum,but this had a clear element of challenge towards Catholicism.
So this is why I am posting this in the Apologetics forums.
Now,this is very important for me.
Have you ever heard of the Unexplained fires of Sicily,Messina,Caronia,Canneto?
These fires were mysterious,irrational and unexplained.
It was about a phenomena about fires mysteriously being caused in the village of Canneto,Sicily.
On the Wikipedia page:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canneto_(Caronia
A explanation is stated.That is good and all.
But…I myself have last year watched a show on Discovery Science/Discovery Channel called The Unexplained Files.
It is your typical Unexplained/Paranormal show…but with a twist.
I was watching the episode where they talked about the fires.
4 explanations are proposed for the fires:
1:It is all just a normal thing.These fires are normal.
2:They are caused by secret government experiments in the distance.
3:UFO’s (as always)
I did not watch the entire episode…only parts of it since I thought they were gonna of course resort to UFO’s…
Now,they debunked the idea it is a secret governent experiment doing this by showing secret military files that show no activity was present around the times of the fires.
They then moved towards the evil spirits explanation.They show John Paul II blessed the cities for the fires to stop.
But they didn’t.
Then they bring in Gabriel Amorth who says it is all evil spirits.I already choose the Catholic explanation.And ignored the rest.Then they said later (I didn’t pay attention to the the material in the middle)that the Catholic Church cannot explain this completely (including likely Amorth).They said this in their conclusion statement about what this phenomena really was.
Before that conclusion,I watched only a few minutes of it,since I ignored the rest.
At that point a few minutes before their conclusion they moved to UFO theory and brought a witness who filmed a helicopter being chased by a unknown flying object.The witness said he saw the object at night along with other people and later came away with unexplained burns on the skin.
Now,I think they might have adressed the Arson explanation since other episodes of the show try to debunk explanations other paranormal shows can’t debunk or do not want to go against it,and because I myself ignored a larger part of the middle of the episode.
Now,the show is called The Unexplained Files.
It runs on Discovery Science and Disc.Channel.
If anyone saw that episode and can debunk their statements the Catholic explanation cannot explain everything,I will be happy.
Also,I think this might turn into a possible case for evidence of the supernatural…