Saturday, December 29, 2007

Pope's exorcist squads will wage war on Satan

From Daily Mail:
The Pope has ordered his bishops to set up exorcism squads to tackle the rise of Satanism.

Vatican chiefs are concerned at what they see as an increased interest in the occult.

They have introduced courses for priests to combat what they call the most extreme form of "Godlessness."

Each bishop is to be told to have in his diocese a number of priests trained to fight demonic possession.

The initiative was revealed by 82-year-old Father Gabriele Amorth, the Vatican "exorcistinchief," to the online Catholic news service Petrus.

"Thanks be to God, we have a Pope who has decided to fight the Devil head-on," he said... Read more


  1. These are grown men!

  2. I too am concerned about the "increased interest in the occult" and in particular the New Age movement which often sells itself as new, cutting edge, science (eg Dawkins: Enemies of Reason) and yet isn't reimplimenting exorcisms more a part of that then a solution to that?

  3. "Satan"? What is that? Anyone that doesn't agree with their bullshit dogma lies. They are the few, we are the many.