COMMENTARY: Faced with the activity of supernatural evil in our countries what should be the response of faithful bishops, priests and laity?
by DEACON NICK DONNELLY 07/31/2015 for the National Catholic Register
Homosexual activists have succeeded in persuading the ruling elites to use the power of the State, media and big business to successfully campaign for the legalization of same-sex “marriage.”
A government minister of Ireland, one of the most pro-life countries of the world, has announced with satisfaction the killing of 26 babies in 2014 as a result of Prime Minster Enda Kenny’s abortion law. These are the first “legal” abortions ever conducted in the Republic of Ireland. A majority in the U.K. House of Commons, which prides itself on promoting feminism, voted down a motion to protect baby girls from Continue reading →
Hindus urge Pope Francis to ‘discipline’ Derry priest who warns of risk involved in yoga
Derry Journal Northern Ireland
Monday 23 February 2015
Hindus are urging Pope Francis to ‘discipline’ a Derry priest who warned parishioners against taking part in yoga and having Indian head massages, writes Sheena Jackson.
Fr. Roland Colhoun, who is based in the Waterside, issued caution when saying mass in Drumsurn two Sundays ago, when he says he was drafted in at short notice. He said his sermon was based on the devil and exorcism.
Exorcists warn Vatican over ‘beautiful young vampires
by Michael Day for the Independent UK
The proliferation of “beautiful young vampires” in TV series and Hollywood films including True Blood and the Twilight movies is encouraging young people to dabble with occult forces, a leading authority on demonic possession has warned a Vatican-backed exorcism course.
Man claims evil VIOLENT poltergeist is haunting his home and beating wife as she sleeps
By JON AUSTIN for The Daily Express UK
PUBLISHED: Mon, Jul 6, 2015
A COUPLE fear they are being stalked by evil spirits despite a psychic medium claiming to have slain “two demons” upstairs in their home while they cowered downstairs.
Keiron and Tracey Fry fear an “incubus demon” attacks every night, covering the Continue reading →
In light of the spiritual housecleaning in Mexico in May, clergy weigh the efficacy of exorcising an entire geographic area.
BY PATTI ARMSTRONG for the National Catholic Register
Can — or should — an exorcism be done for the United States, as was done in Mexico this past May?
Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez, the archbishop emeritus of Guadalajara, performed the rite, together with priests from across Mexico, at the Cathedral of San Luis Potosí in a closed-door ceremony. The purpose: to drive away the evil responsible for skyrocketing violence, abortion and drugs in that predominantly-Catholic nation.
Such “exorcisms … have helped bring awareness that there is such a thing as sin influenced by Satan,” said Msgr. John Esseff, a priest for 62 years in the Diocese of Scranton, Pa., and an exorcist for more than 35 years.
May 9, 2015
By Pastor R.A. Macdonald columnist Eastern Arizona Courier
Thirteen out of the 15 times, the word “possessed” is found in the New Testament. It is used in reference to demon or satanic possession. The Greek word means “to demonize.”
There are levels of “demonization.” Continue reading →