Hindus urge Pope Francis to ‘discipline’ Derry priest who warns of risk involved in yoga

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.

“I mentioned Continue reading

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Exorcists warn Vatican over ‘beautiful young vampires

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.

“There are those who try to turn people into vampires and make them Continue reading

Man claims evil VIOLENT poltergeist is haunting his home

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

The Alabama Exorcist: Pastor who cast out demons

The Alabama Exorcist: Pastor who cast out demons founded ‘deliverance’ ministry
By Greg Garrison for Alabama.com

If you were possessed by demons and needed an exorcism, the Rev. Bill French was the man to call in Alabama.

French, who founded Advocate Ministries in 1974, was an Continue reading

Does the US Need a Nationwide Exorcism?

Does the US Need a Nationwide Exorcism?

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
7/10/15
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.

“The devil has much to do with Continue reading