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Friday, September 19, 2003

Friday September 19, 2003. One thousand ninety-four messages quarantined as virus-laden. A couple hundred more which looked like the virus-carriers, but had been quarantined for other reasons. And that was at the beginning of the day. There would be over a thousand more before the day ended.

September 20, 2003
Catholic Archdiocese Files Suit, Calling Church Network a Fraud

ATLANTA, Sept. 19 — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta has filed a lawsuit accusing a network of Spanish-speaking churches of falsely claiming to be Catholic, with priests celebrating Mass, hearing confessions and offering Communion to immigrants who mistakenly think the churches are tied to the Vatican.

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In downtown Atlanta, Capilla de la Fe holds services at a "Stop Suffering Center," where pamphlets in Spanish tout the cure-all effects of holy water available with a donation.

Some Capilla de la Fe services are unlike anything offered at Roman Catholic parishes, including one focusing on "strong prayer to destroy witchcraft, demon-possession, nightmares, curses, envy, bad luck or spiritual problems."

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