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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:30 pm

Vatican launches exorcism training course as demand for priests with skills to tackle demonic possession rises
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The Vatican is launching a new international exorcism training course in response to a growing demand for priests skilled in tackling demonic possession.

A week-long course on exorcism will be held in April at the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum, a Catholic educational institute in Rome.

In 2011, the Catholic Church warned that a surge in Satanism, facilitated by the internet, had led to a sharp rise in the demand for exorcism, and a six-day conference on the subject took place at the institute.

The announcement of the training course is likely to be welcomed by Fr Pat Collins, a Irish leading exorcist who said recently he is “baffled” why Church leaders are not taking action as more people claim to be victims of demonic activity.

The focus of the course is “to offer a rich reflection and articulation on a topic that is sometimes unspoken and controversial”, Italian priest and exorcist Benigno Palilla told Vatican Radio.

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Post by ed » Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:48 pm

I'm in.

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Post by Witness » Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:25 am

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Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:44 am

Why it's not just harmless fun:

The ‘exorcism’ that turned into murder
On the sixth night, one of the congregation professed to have had a divine revelation: God had sent a message that the demons could be expelled through flames.

Juan Rocha began to direct the proceedings, helped by about a dozen believers.

Some began to build a pyre, others went off to fetch more wood. It was at this point that Vilma was moved outside and tied to the guava tree beside the fire pit.

To this day, it is unclear if she was pushed into the fire, or if it grew and engulfed her, but soon the flames were clawing at her skin.

“I’m going to die, I’m going to die!” she cried out, according to her 15-year-old sister, who was inside the church praying when she heard the screams.

Paralysed with shock, the teenager listened to her elders exclaim that Vilma would soon be resurrected, free from torment.

Hours passed before one member of the group broke ranks and told the sister to run for help.
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Post by Witness » Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:57 am

Anaxagoras wrote:Why it's not just harmless fun
Of course. And even apart from exorcism, they all just peddle superstition and obedience.

Fuck them all. :x

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:15 am

Witness wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:Why it's not just harmless fun
Of course. And even apart from exorcism, they all just peddle superstition and obedience.

Fuck them all. :x
That's why proper training is so necessary. :)
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Post by sparks » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:04 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Witness wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:Why it's not just harmless fun
Of course. And even apart from exorcism, they all just peddle superstition and obedience.

Fuck them all. :x
That's why proper training is so necessary. :)

Proper training? Agreed. And we should start with the Holy AR-15, full auto. It's been said you can't kill an idea. But the best place to start is with those who buy into the shit.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:53 pm

Update: The latest exorcism industry trends.

Focus on witchcraft at exorcists’ summit signifies a paradigm shift
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Launched in 2004, the course is designed to offer resources to priests who practice the formal ministry of exorcism as well as laity who engage in the more amorphous practice of “prayers of liberation,” though organizers are always at pains to insist it’s not a “school for exorcists,” since ultimately only a bishop can actually commission a priest to perform the rite.

Laying out this year’s edition on Monday, Professor Giuseppe Ferrari, who heads the “Group for Socio-Religious Research and Information” which sponsors the annual gathering, went over the history of the course and also what’s new in the 2018 edition.

One novelty, Ferrari said, is that for the first time, the course will feature a section on witchcraft in Africa.

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Post by ed » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:25 pm

Are they preaching hatred?????

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Post by sparks » Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:19 pm

But the basic concept: "See the world and kick demon ass!" Bound to appeal to disenfranchised angry young men everywhere.
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Post by Pyrrho » Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:26 pm

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Post by Doctor X » Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:50 pm

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Post by Pyrrho » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:17 pm

It's a real thing. Don't know what is a passing grade tho.
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Post by sparks » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:31 am

Keeping your head above water in the Great River of Shit.
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Post by Witness » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:42 am

Addendum to the OP, "school" in Colorado:

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:58 am

No no no no no.

Those are Protestant exorcists. :BigGrin3:
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Post by Witness » Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:11 am

Cockroach is cockroach. :burn:

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:35 am

An exorcist on the other hand ...

Look up Bob Larson to see his earlier antics. ;)

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Post by Witness » Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:35 am

↑ Yeah, saw his site while googling around. :roll: