The official exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis says the ritual isn’t performed the way you might have seen in the movies.
Source: Demand For Exorcisms On The Rise, Says One American Priest Who Conducts Them | Here & Now | 20 April 2018 |WBUR.ORG
Demand for exorcisms is on the rise. But one practitioner says they’re not performed the way you might have seen in the movies. Continue reading
An Irish priest and exorcist is asking the country’s bishops for more support after noticing a dramatic increase in demonic activity in the country.
Source: Irish priest asks for back-up as demand for exorcisms rises ‘exponentially’ Dublin, Ireland, Jan 24, 2018 Catholic News Agency
An Irish priest and exorcist is asking the country’s bishops for more support after noticing a dramatic increase in demonic activity in the Continue reading
Rising demand for exorcisms is fueling an industry of freelancers who claim they can dispel evil spirits – for a fee.
By Salvatore Valeri and Koldo Bika | 31 October 2017 | Excerpted from The BBC
Demand for exorcisms – the rite of expelling evil spirits – is on the
rise in some European countries, with France leading the pack,
according to the Economist. This demand has sparked a rash of
‘freelance exorcists’: people outside the clergy who will charge 900
euros ($1,060) or more to rid clients of evil and break spells.
There are no official statistics on exorcisms in France. But the Continue reading
By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter | Nov 1, 2017 |
Excerpted from The Christian Post
A prominent psychiatrist with decades of exorcism experience has shared details behind the “creepiest” case of demon possession he witnessed, in which a woman displayed unnatural strength and levitated from her bed.
Dr. Richard Gallagher, a board-certified psychiatrist who teaches at Columbia University and New York Medical College, said in an article published Tuesday in the National Catholic Register that in his 25 years as a consultant for a network of exorcists in America, the case of a woman named “Julia” remains the most disturbing. Continue reading
By Corazon Damo-Santiago – October 8, 2017 | Excerpted from the Business Mirror
This is a two part series, the second section can be read here
Demons or evils exist, not only in stories or movies. The exorcists of the Catholic Church will proclaim that they do. Scriptural imagery depicted them as black, grotesque figures with horns, tails, red, fiery eyes and with claws in black tights.
The scriptures simply describe them as “roaring lions seeking people to devour.”
But their existence is a defined dogma, from the Continue reading
EXCLUSIVE: A “possessed” man has said he faced sheer terror after an “evil demon took over control of his body.”
By JON AUSTIN, Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017 | Excerpted from The Express UK
Gert Brouwer said he was left unable to breathe and a neighbour had to rescue him after the paranormal monster took control of him when he was aged 21.
He made the astonishing claim at the Paraforce UK paranormal convention in Witham, Essex.
Mr Brouwer, who was visiting from the Netherlands, told the stunned audience that in the year before his possession, a terrible series of events happened. Continue reading
A Note From St. Michaels Journal: Far too often Exorcists report that the victim claims to have participated in occult activities just prior to becoming oppressed or possessed; The Reverend Billy Graham offers sound advice to all in the following article.
By LEAH MARIEANN KLETT | October 2 2017 | Excerpted from The Gospel Herald
Evangelist Billy Graham has warned against dabbling in witchcraft and occult practices to communicate with the dead, as they can “harm you spiritually.”
The 98-year-old founder of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association recently responded to a question posed by a reader, who wrote: Continue reading