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A critical website on Vassula Ryden and the True Life in God messages
Doctrinal errors, negative elements & contradictions
A chapter by chapter commentary. (Added October 2014)
Marketing Vassula The professional marketing campaign promoting Vassula's new book Heaven is real, but so is hell aimed at "Christian, New Age and Spiritual consumers", and the key role followers were made to play.
Link to the False Mystics category of the Ephesians-511 blog: http://ephesians511blog.com/tag/Vassula-Ryden/ A very valuable ressource for articles on Vassula Ryden that have been published on the Internet.
Vassula and her group took over the Catholic church of Rhodes during the 2010 TLIG retreat Holy Mass was celebrated in the parish church of St. Mary by Archbishop Arguelles regardless of the Vicar General's vehement protests. (Added July 20, 2011).
Official TLIG websites' reactions to the announcement by the Patriarchate of Constantinople Despite the fact that the Foundation for TLIG admits that the announcement of the Patriarchate of Constantinople is an acusation of heresy and that the Holy Synod asks that the spreading of the messages cease immediately, Mrs Ryden has continued with her scheduled conferences throughout Europe, promoting her books (Added May 30, 2011).
Vassula charges the Church of wanting to eliminate the Name of God from Scripture (Added on February 14, 2011)
Illicit concelebration during Vassula's visit to Romania in May 2010 (Added on December 9, 2010)
Vassula Ryden claims that her prayer groups prevented a meteor from crashing on earth (Added on May 5, 2010)
Link to the updated second edition of "Contra Vassula Ryden", previously published on the blog A Catechumen's Tale. An interesting analysis of Mrs Ryden's writings, expanded to include responses to criticism received by the author. Read here: http://designofprovidence.blogspot.com/2010/06/contra-vassula-ryden-second-edition.html (Added on July 13, 2010)
TLIG creates new doctrine on "mortal sin" and "sin against the Holy Spirit". How TLIG demonizes dissent.
Link to Ingerlise Provstgaard's article:
Information om Vassula Rydén (in English)" Ingerlise
Provstgaard is a writer and lecturer on the dangers of occult practices. She is a
member of the board of Dialogcentret,
a private Christian organisation based in
Her article on Vassula Ryden is also available
Danish. (Link added on February 7, 2007).
Her article on Vassula Ryden is also available in Danish. (Link added on February 7, 2007).
A theologian's view on TLIG: Interview of theologian Fr. Fran�ois Dermine, author of a critical study on Vassula Ryden's case.
Mother Angelica (EWTN) and TLIG: Transcriptions of two "Mother Angelica Live" 1995 programs, including an interview of theologian Fr. Mitch Pacwa explaining some of the errors contained in the messages. (This item was added on September 9, 2004) See also Fr. Pacwa's 1995 Touchstone article: "The Spirit of the Prophetess"
New articles will be regularly added to this section.