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Exorcism

Gruesome 'Vampire' Remains Spur Scientific Debate

Posted 06.01.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 05/30/2012 10:07 AM EDT on LiveScience What may have been an exorcism of a vampire in Veni...

Teenage 'God Squad,' Claims To Have Cured People Of Cancer

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.14.2012 | Teen

Culture Shifters, a teen Christian Pentecostal youth group, claims to have healed people of cancer, blindness, multiple sclerosis, and athletic injuri...

Documentary Stars Vatican-Approved Exorcist

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.09.2012 | Religion

Many people are familiar with the iconic 1973 film "The Exorcist," in which actors Max von Sydow and Jason Miller team up to turn the tables on a trul...

Christian Group Performs Exorcism On Two-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.04.2012 | Religion

Michelle Pecoult, a woman belonging to Set Right, a non-denominational Christian ministry in Perth, Australia, claims she and her group performs "four...

WATCH: Real-Life Teen Exorcists Tell Their Story

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2012 | Teen

"My first exorcism was when I was 13," said 17-year-old Brynne on The Anderson Cooper Show yesterday. Brynne has allegedly cast out demons from dozens...

Exorcise Wall Street

Shane Claiborne | Posted 04.14.2012 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

Perhaps what we need today is not an occupation of Wall Street -- but an exorcism. And the good news is no one is beyond redemption, not even the 1 percent, the CEOs, the bankers, the terrorists.

PHOTOS: Modern Day Exorcism Performed In Mexico City

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

The New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia describes an exorcism as "the act of driving out, or warding off, demons, or evil spirits, from persons, places, ...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum-Linked Universal Health Services Facility: Fraud, Assault And Alleged 'Exorcism'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) has become a top-tier candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in recent weeks by appealin...

David Moye

Woman Claims Her Dog Was Possessed By A Demon -- And She's Got Something To Sell You

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 12.15.2011 | Weird News

Are your children misbehaving at school? Are your loved ones suffering from medical ailments? Is your home infested with bedbugs? If you answered y...

The Secrets Of Orthodox Exorcists

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 10.17.2011 | Religion
Sasa Milosevic

Unlike the Roman Catholic Church that elevated the Office of Exorcist, as a special exorcists unit, all Orthodox priests are trained and equipped to perform exorcism primarily as an obligatory part of Orthodox Baptism.

'Battle With the Devil': Meeting People Who Believe Satan Tortured Them

Terry Moran | Posted 09.19.2011 | Religion
Terry Moran

For better or worse, this belief, and the figure of Satan himself, is part of the human story, a story that continues today, in our own time, in our own country.

PHOTOS: The Funniest 'Happy Dog' Photobombs

Posted 08.26.2011 | Comedy

Last week, Happy Dog entered our lives with his white teeth and oddly-human facial expressions, and we haven't looked back since. Who could resist his...

Crazy Exorcism: Bad Acting Or True Evil?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

If they're exorcising the demon of bad acting out of this woman, we really hope they got all of it. The video, which was posted on the site onknees...

Lucia Graves

Clergy Perform Exorcism On Chase Bank To Banish 'Demons Of Selfishness, Avarice'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angered by mortgage policies that fail to address the national foreclosure crisis, members of New York's clergy gathered in front of JPMorgan Chase's ...

Authorities Awaiting Complaint In Exorcist Priest Scandal

Roger Bianchini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Bianchini

Exactly what happened between the hard-line, no compromise former face of the pro-life movement and his female victim during the admitted "lapses of chastity" remain unknown.

'The Rite': Something To Believe In?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Faith is powerful, yes, the film posits, but so are the forces of darkness. It's not an easy fight and woe to the man who thinks it is.

Controversy Remains After Priest's Confession Of Sexual Indiscretion During Exorcism

Roger Bianchini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Roger Bianchini

As the Catholic blogosphere exploded with theories and accusations against the priest, Euteneuer broke the official silence with an admission of moral failing during his performance of an exorcism.

The Exorshtick

Ian Gurvitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ian Gurvitz

So as far as The Rite goes, it's got some pretty big cloven hooves to fill. But no matter how good the hype, I won't see it.

'The Rite': Hollywood's Obsession With Exorcism Continues

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service For nearly 40 years, Hollywood has been obsessed with the possessed. Since the 1973 blockbuster "The Exorcist"...

Catholic Interest In Exorcism Booming

New York Times | LAURIE GOODSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The rite of exorcism, rendered gory by Hollywood and ridiculed by many modern believers, has largely fallen out of favor in the Roman Catholic Church ...

Exorcism Reality Show 'The Exorcist Files' Planned By Discovery Channel And Vatican

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Discovery Channel is teaming up with the Vatican to create an exorcism reality show, James Hibberd reports: The Exorcist Files will recreate stor...

Catholic Exorcist Plies His Lonely Trade

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (UNDATED) Pity the poor exorcist, caught between evil spirits eager to invade human bodies and a society skepti...

My Girlfriend Was Exorcised by a Traditional Chinese Healer

Matt Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Matt Gibson

My girlfriend Christine and I were walking down the street in Tainan, Taiwan, when a Taiwanese man shouted at us from the liquor store next door. "Lai, Lai (come here, come here)."

4-Year-Old Boy Dies During Exorcism (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Shamen trying to perform an exorcism in eastern Russia allegedly suffocated the four-year-old boy they were trying to save. Dmitry Kazachuk, who appa...

14-Year-Old Girl Dies After Exorcism In Guyana

AP | BERT WILKINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CANAL NUMBER TWO, Guyana — A 15-year-old girl has died after neighbors and a local pastor tried to treat her convulsions with an exorcism at a c...