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June 17: Killing Witches in Switzerland

Churches in Switzerland continued to persecute mainly women for the imagined crime of witchcraft.

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June 16: Founding the RSPCA (1822): Churches and Animal Cruelty

Churches were silent on animal cruelty.

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Posted in History, Religion, Social Reformer

January 14: Christianity and Witchcraft

Judge (Rev.) Samuel Sewall, who had presided at many trials in Salem, expressed a real fear of divine retribution, but the victims of the Salem Witch Trials would have been better off with less Jesus and more justice.

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John Mill