Ground Report: BY Robert Tilford
“The Rite” is a book written by Matt Baglio which talks extensively about “exorcism” within the Catholic Church. Needless to say that within its pages are written many strange stories and anecdotes about supernatural encounters between members of the Catholic clergy and devils and demons during exorcism. CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE STORY
ROME (CNS) — The devil is real and can possess people, but it does not happen as often as many people think, said two Italian exorcists.
When a person who thinks he or she is possessed approaches a priest looking for help, they said, the priest must know enough about possession to know whether a simple prayer is called for or whether he needs to refer the person to a psychologist or to the diocesan exorcist.
To prepare priests and future priests to help people in those situations, Rome’s Regina Apostolorum university — run by the Legionaries of Christ — inaugurated a course on Satanism and exorcism Feb. 17, 2005. CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE STORY
FOX NEWS: A father and son are in custody in California on suspicion of kidnapping the man’s ex-wife to perform an exorcism.
San Joaquin County Sheriff’s officials say 42-year-old Jose Magana-Farias and his son, 20-year-old Victor Farias, thought the woman was possessed because of her alleged drastic behavioral changes. CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE STORY
8 November 2013, The Catholic Register by Michael Chen
Exorcism is the act of driving out, or warding off, demons or evil spirits from persons, places or things believed to be possessed or infested by them. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, an exorcism is when the Church “asks publicly and authoritatively in the name of Jesus Christ that a person or object be protected against the power of the Evil One and withdrawn from his dominion…” CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST OF THE STORY
by JoAnna Sue for the Hollywood News Daily; 24 September, 2013
Olivia Newton-John was involved in an exorcism recently at her Jupiter, Florida mansion. The 64-year-old “Grease” star contacted a priest this month to have the million dollar mansion “exorcised” of potential ghostly spirits.Click Here To Read More of this Story
by PETER GEOGHEGAN for The Scotsman: Ireland
Exorcists usually work in secret, and are often frowned upon. They may be called in to deal with paranormal happenings – holy water boiling up unaccountably, prayer cards suddenly going up in flames and crucifixes flying around living rooms. Continue reading →