Exorcisms on the rise in Ireland

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.

And now, after falling out of favour in recent years, exorcists appear to be making a comeback in Ireland in response to growing demand.

At least three Catholic priests in the Republic have recently been taught how to perform the ancient ritual on people who believe they have been possessed by demonic spirits, according to a Church spokesman. Click Here to read the rest of the story

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