Exorcism takes longer because church lacks faith

Exorcism takes longer than it did in even the recent past.

According to one exorcist working in Italy, the average time needed for a person to be freed from demonic influence now needs multiple meetings.

In the past it was common for a person to be liberated in one session, even if the blessing lasted several hours.

Fr. Francois Dermine, O.P. says this can be attributed to a few basic elements.

These include the spread of atheistic attitudes in society; faith being reduced to being understood as just an intellectual concept; and a growing lack of belief within the Church , even among priests and bishops, in the devil and his actions. Read more

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