Activists Plan Marijuana Ceremony in D.C. Church During Eclipse

A group that believes there is an ancient and little-known connection between Christianity and cannabis plans to burn oil full of psychoactive cannabinoids inside the nation’s largest Roman Catholic church during the solar eclipse on August 21.

Anne Armstrong, a longtime cannabis activist and leader of Rhode Island’s Healing Church, says infused olive oil will be put at the bottom of a metal censer and topped with incense for use during a prayer service.

“We’re timing it to coincide with the eclipse, there’s a lot of interesting astrological things going on,” she says.

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