In our Baptismal liturgy, beginning on page 302 of The Book of Common Prayer during the examination of the candidates, we ask several questions: Do you renounce Satan and all the spiritual forces of wickedness that rebel against God? Do you renounce the evil powers of this world which corrupt and destroy the creatures of God? Do you... Read More
Check out Doug Chaplins blog, MetaCatholic, ( ) for a thorough investigation of the scriptural background here. Personally, I dont think that its quite as clear as we need it to be in order to make judgements.
In any case, the churches reaction to this should be that in Colossians 3 that is, bear with each other, forgiving each other,... Read More