Tag: exorcism

Nicaraguan bishops to pray for exorcism as violence continues

Nicaraguan bishops to pray for exorcism as violence continues

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Police and paramilitaries in Nicaragua have attacked another parish in an indigenous community as churches and clergy come under attack for trying to protect populations protesting authoritarian rule.

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The Devil and Father Amorth – A-II (NR)

The Devil and Father Amorth – A-II (NR)

| John Mulderig | April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

In this age of media saturation, there can’t be many human activities that have yet to be captured on film or videotape.
According to William Friedkin, director and narrator of “The Devil and Father Amorth” (The Orchard), however, his brief, mostly straightforward documentary includes just such a novelty: the first authorized footage of a Catholic exorcism.

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Frequently asked questions about exorcism

Frequently asked questions about exorcism

| October 24, 2017 | 10 Comments

Because much of the public perception of the nature and application of exorcism is shaped by mass media, the bishops’ Committee on Divine Worship approved basic questions and answers with the hope of providing clear information on the topic.

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Priest says exorcism is ministry of healing that helps suffering people

Priest says exorcism is ministry of healing that helps suffering people

| Peter Finney Jr. | October 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

Father Gary Thomas has served for the past 12 years in the Diocese of San Jose, California, as the priest authorized to perform the rite of exorcism.

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USCCB publishes official English language translation of exorcism rite

USCCB publishes official English language translation of exorcism rite

| Peter Finney Jr. | October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Gary Thomas has served for the past 12 years in the Diocese of San Jose, California, as the priest authorized to perform the rite of exorcism.

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Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

Late exorcist’s words lift the veil on the demonic, Satan

| Allan F. Wright | February 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

“An Exorcist Explains the Demonic: The Antics of Satan and His Army of Fallen Angels” by Father Gabriele Amorth with Stefano Stimamiglio. Sophia Institute Press.

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Dedicated to battling the devil, noted Italian exorcist dies at 91

Dedicated to battling the devil, noted Italian exorcist dies at 91

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pauline Father Gabriele Amorth, an Italian priest renowned for his work in dispelling demons, died at the age of 91.

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Exorcism: It’s on the big screen, but is it still in the church?

Exorcism: It’s on the big screen, but is it still in the church?

| September 21, 2010 | 13 Comments

So, what does the church teach about exorcism and evil in general? Are demons real, or are they products of mental illness? What should someone do if they suspect an evil spirit is affecting his or her life?

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