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What Does the Church Say About Shrunken Heads?

February 9, 2015 by  
Filed under Church Teaching, Dignity, Fr. Bartunek, Magic


Dear Father John, I know a Catholic who has a genuine shrunken head in their home on display. It’s a little creepy to me, to say the least. I have prayed for all involved. Can you shed some light on what the Church has to say about this? Is voodoo involved with shrunken heads? Let’s both hope that you are somehow mistaken, that this item is in fact not a “genuine shrunken head”! And if it truly is, let’s hope that the... Read More

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