11/3 pop occulture: pilgrims, prophets & secret messages

2.5m pilgrims arrive in mecca for annual hajj that begins nov4*

2.5m pilgrims arrive in mecca for annual hajj that begins nov4

french satirical weekly firebombed after portrays prophet mohammad*
ireland closes embassies in vatican, iran as cost-saving measures*
scientology leader miscavige fed gourmet meals every few hours*
detroit official who owns church charged by feds*
stolen phoenix jesus statue returned*
william peter blatty on 'exorcist' secret message*