Posts Tagged ‘Possession’

The Exorcist director: Vatican let me film real exorcism

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The director of “The Exorcist” movie has revealed that he was allowed to film a real exorcism at the Vatican. William Friedkin told a masterclass at the Cannes film festival about the episode and its impact on him. “I was invited by the Vatican exorcist this month to shoot and video an actual exorcism which Read more

Growing trend of being buried with prized possessions

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Britons are increasingly returning to the pagan custom of being buried with their most prized possessions. New research among UK undertakers has shown that some of the most popular items put in coffins include packets of cigarettes, cans of beer or bags of lollies. Many people are buried with their favourite football scarf, or accompanied Read more

Warning that vampire films leading young to the occult

Friday, April 17th, 2015

An authority on demonic possession has warned that the number of beautiful vampires in TV series and films is leading young people to dabble in the occult. Professor Giuseppe Ferrari said this to a Vatican-backed exorcism course in Rome recently. The professor heads an Italian occult watchdog, The Group on Research and Socio-Religious Information. Series Read more

The devil is real, Pope Francis declares

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

The devil is real, Pope Francis has emphasised, and priests should not try to explain the casting out of demons by Jesus by suggesting he was simply healing a person with a mental illness. “It is true that at that time, they could confuse epilepsy with demonic possession; but it is also true that there Read more

James Holmes possessed?

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

A Catholic priest has suggested that Satan may have driven accused killer James Holmes to open fire at a Colorado cinema, continuing the religious debate over a shooting that claimed 12 lives and wounded 58 more. “Was he demon possessed? Maybe. It happens,” the Rev. Dwight Longenecker wrote at the Patheos website, where the Catholic Read more