Scores to attend priest's ritual Pokemon burning ceremony

Pokemon magazines and dolls are to be ritually burnt in Mexico because of their alleged evil influence on children.

Pokemon magazines and dolls are to be ritually burnt in Mexico because of their alleged evil influence on children.

A priest says Pokemon contain subliminal messages that dispose children to evil.

More than 100 children will take part in the ceremony in central Mexico on Sunday.

Father Ramon Hernandez claimed Pokemon monsters "have caused physical and mental damage to several young people".

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