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Mexican bishop seeks priest exorcist

Jul 9, 2021

By David Ramos

Bishop José Armando Álvarez Cano of Tampico is seeking an exorcist for the diocese. Read more

Exorcism is a ministry of joy, light, and peace, new guide says

Jul 30, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Exorcism is not an obscure practice shrouded in darkness, but a ministry filled with light, peace, and joy, according to... Read more

Exorcist: Temptation – not possession – is the most significant demonic activity

Dec 26, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Though dramatic representations of demonic possessions, as seen in Hollywood, can make them appear to be the primary method of... Read more

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Exorcists to Jesuit head: Satan is real

Aug 23, 2019

An international organization of Catholic exorcists said Thursday that the existence of Satan as a real and personal being is... Read more

Dominican priest: Lack of belief within the Church enables the diabolical spirit

Apr 25, 2018

By Elise Harris

According to one exorcist working in Italy, the average time needed for a person to be freed from demonic influence... Read more

Why the devil hates Mary – especially during exorcisms

Mar 8, 2018

Italian priest Sante Babolin said that Satan is behind several recent attacks in various parts of the world against the... Read more

Irish priest asks for back-up as demand for exorcisms rises 'exponentially'

Jan 24, 2018

An Irish priest and exorcist is asking the country's bishops for more support after noticing a dramatic increase in demonic... Read more

Fr. Gabriele Amorth, chief exorcist of Rome, speaks to CNA on May 22, 2013.

Interview with an exorcist- 'The Devil and Father Amorth'

Jan 23, 2018

A documentary on the ministry of Father Gabriele Amorth, popularly known as the “Vatican exorcist,” will be released this spring.... Read more

What is the devil's favorite sin? An exorcist responds

Dec 29, 2017

Is an exorcist afraid?  What is the devil’s favorite sin? These and other questions were tackled in a recent interview... Read more

What an Italian bishop saw at his first exorcism

Dec 22, 2017

Archbishop Erio Castellucci has a response to those who think the devil is not real: “they’re mistaken.”  Read more

How can you tell if someone is demon-possessed?

Oct 30, 2017

Recognizing the difference between a person who is possessed and a person struggling with a mental illness or other infirmity... Read more

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Exorcist says there's a demon that targets the family

Oct 25, 2017

There's a demon that specializes in attacking the family, said exorcist César Truqui, a priest who participated in a course... Read more

An exorcist talks about 'Annabelle' and the power of evil

Aug 20, 2017

What children read, what they see on the screen, can inspire them toward greater faithfulness. Conversely, Father Robert warns, it... Read more

Why this Catholic priest objects to the 'private exorcist' trend

Aug 5, 2017

A recent article in the Economist has some disturbing news about the rise of so-called “professional exorcists” in France and... Read more

Holy Rosary church in Belfast.

Priest horrified at exorcist film showings in abandoned church

Jul 27, 2017

An Irish priest has decried a film festival's plans to screen two horror films in an abandoned church next month.  Read more

Italian exorcist to Jesuit leader: No, the devil isn't just a 'symbol'

Jun 2, 2017

Italian priest and exorcist Fr. Sante Babolin said that “the devil, Satan, exists” and that “evil is not an abstraction,”... Read more

US exorcists: Demonic activity is on the rise

Mar 15, 2017

There is an alarming increase in demonic activity being reported by those who work in exorcism ministry, said the exorcist... Read more

Exorcists warn against Wiccan spell to bind Donald Trump

Mar 2, 2017

Witches in the U.S. are offering a solution to those who say Donald Trump is not their president: cast a... Read more

Fathe Francisco Lopez Sedano.

After performing 6,000 exorcisms, this priest says the devil fears him

Jan 19, 2017

Fr. Francisco Lopez Sedano is an 80-year-old Mexican exorcist. In the past 40 years of service, he has conducted at... Read more

Is Latin the best language for exorcisms?

Nov 26, 2016

By Mary Farrow

With the September debut of the new T.V. series The Exorcist, based on the horror film series of the same... Read more