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Are there modern cases (1900 - present) of heavenly visitations recognized and endorsed by a denomination?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has several cases of heavenly visitations that are recognized and endorsed, but only one comes to mind that is after 1900 (doesn't explicitly state ...
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Are there modern cases (1900 - present) of heavenly visitations recognized and endorsed by a denomination?

About the experience At the outset, denominations would not automatically say that these experiences have no value to the people who experience them, but that they should be careful on how to ...
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Is an out-of-the body-experience (OBE) possible according to the Catholic Church?

Etymologically, "ecstasy" means "to stand outside of oneself," which could be what's meant by "outer body experience." Ecstasy is, according to Fr. John Hardon, S.J.'s Catholic Dictionary: In ...
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How do 'soul sleep' adherents explain reports of astral projection, out-of-body experiences (OBE) and near-death experiences (NDE)?

How do atheists and other skeptics explain reports of astral projection, etc.? Given that there is no scientific evidence of the reality of such events other than as a neurological effect, why should ...
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Are there modern cases (1900 - present) of heavenly visitations recognized and endorsed by a denomination?

The Fatima visionaries had a vision of hell in 1917, but not as far as I remember, of heaven. You can read about the apparitions in detail here on fatima.org St. Faustina in 1936 had a vision of ...
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Are there modern cases (1900 - present) of heavenly visitations recognized and endorsed by a denomination?

If this was an account of Paul's own experience, then he kept quiet about it (at least in epistular form) . . . . for fourteen years. Presumably, such persons as are suited to such experiences are, ...
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How do 'soul sleep' adherents explain reports of astral projection, out-of-body experiences (OBE) and near-death experiences (NDE)?

Demons tricking people. Simply put, spiritual phenomena are either from God or His messengers (angels), or they're not. If they're not from God, and they are genuine spiritual phenomena rather that ...
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Is an out-of-the body-experience (OBE) possible according to the Catholic Church?

Is an out-of-the body-experience (OBE) possible according to the Catholic Church? The short answer is yes, even if not on an official level. Please note that my yes is not taking into account ecstatic ...
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Is an out-of-the body-experience (OBE) possible according to the Catholic Church?

It is possible, philosophically. Keep in mind that a person can experience something that isn't reality. Reality is that which actually is- regardless of perspective, perception, or experience. To ...
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