By SIMON TOMLINSON FOR MAILONLINE
PUBLISHED: 07:08 EST, 5 May 2016 | UPDATED: 12:24 EST, 5 May 2016
Students in Spain are being forced to take a new course – in exorcisms.
Their college, which is funded by the Spanish government, has called in a priest to give a seminar entitled ‘The Evil’. Father José Antonio Fortea Cucurull has previously written a treatise on demonology that includes a manual on exorcisms.
The University College of Barberan and Collan has made it compulsory for its 196 students to attend the conference that covers ‘fields related to the devil, exorcisms and being possessed and hell’, it was reported by The Local which cited newspaper El Diario.
Signs state the exorcism lecture is ‘obligatory’ unless students have a valid excuse, although it is not clear what that may include. Read more of this article on the Daily Mail