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Sweet Satan! It’s Exorcism EXTRAVAGANZA! (UPDATE: Snoozefest)

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UPDATE (editor) (2-Nov 2015): How did the broadcast go? Ratings are not in yet for cable but they WERE facing a World Series game and America’s Next Top Model. Both shows seemed to be more exciting according to reviews from Variety and the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Hopefully, they won’t try such blatant sensationalism nonsense…

Pope fueling trend to blame the Devil

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Great… back to the Dark Ages where we blame personal and social problems on supernatural entities instead of effectively dealing with harsh reality. How is that helpful? ‘Pope Francis effect’ leads to exorcism boom – Telegraph. The “Pope Francis effect” has been credited with encouraging a resurgence in faith among rank-and-file Catholics but it has…

God said pot is OK, the devil is in me

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I don’t know if this “devil made me do it” excuse is becoming a real trend or just an interesting spin for media coverage. I think perhaps both. I feel a bit bad posting this story but the devil and worshipping NASCAR, I couldn’t pass it by without showing it to someone. Hawkins Co. woman…

Satanic ritual leads to murder of Houston girl

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A horrific story of a murder of teen based on superstition. Official: Deal with devil prompted girl’s killing : Stltoday. Two teenage boys were hoping to make a deal with the devil when they sexually assaulted and killed a 15-year-old suburban Houston girl in a satanic ritual, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Seventeen-year-old Jose E. Reyes…

Catholic Church embraces the rise in “evil” and trains exorcists

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We have previously noted the increasing “popularity” (although not sure that’s exactly the right word) in exorcism. For various reasons, some feel that this procedure is necessary and useful. It’s difficult to tell who truly believes they are possessed by ACTUAL demons and who is just playing at it for attention. In most cases, psychological…

Mark of the beast plan discarded by Texas school

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Back in November 2012, we covered a story of a girl who refused to use her school’s RFID chipped ID, calling it “the mark of the beast” or Satanic or whatever. Our problem was less about the superstition but about the tracking of students at all times. Turns out after she switched schools to avoid…

The demon defense – not admissable

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Centuries ago this would have been considered demonic possession. Now? Yes, sometimes even now. Yvonne Crawford claimed ‘devil’ made her attack Edinburgh man | Edinburgh & East | News | STV. Yvonne Crawford informed a counter clerk at Edinburgh’s Wester Hailes station that the devil had told her to stab someone. She revealed the identity…

Exorcisms are getting hot – they burn me up for sure

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I admit I have a GIANT pet peeve about exorcisms. This is the 21st century, this should not be such a regular occurrence. Exorcisms Gaining Popularity in Bay Area | NBC Bay Area. Father Gary Thomas is the official exorcist for the Diocese of San Jose. Under order of Pope John Paul II, he traveled…

Down devil dog: Yoga is Satanic

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Unintentionally hilarious article about how yoga is a gateway to the devil. GOP Candidate: Yoga Opens You to Satanic Possession – Garance Franke-Ruta – The Atlantic. National Review’s Betsy Woodruff looked into controversial Virginia lieutenant gubernatorial candidate and pastor E.W. Jackson’s 2008 book Ten Commandments To An Extraordinary Life for a deeper understanding of his…

Exorcism or inexorable? How can you tell?

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Exorcism or assault? Regardless, something messed up went on here. And how do you know it’s NOT mental illness? Pastor disputes exorcism accusation, says Sevier man assaulted him. The Rev. Joel Arwood, his wife Theresa Arwood and church member Charles Shields in February were sued by Andrew Byrd of Sevier County. In that lawsuit, Byrd…

The tax code of the Beast

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Dude, worry about real things, not stuff like this. 666 on tax form makes man quit job to save soul. Walter Slonopas, 52, resigned as a maintenance worker at Contech Casting LLC in Clarksville after his W-2 tax form was stamped with the number 666. The Bible calls 666 the “number of the beast,” and…

‘Satanic’ Tracker Chips in student IDs raises actual legitimate concerns

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Student Gripe Over ‘Satanic’ Student Tracker Chips Goes to Federal Court. To 15-year-old Andrea Hernández, the tracking microchip embedded in her student ID card is a “mark of the beast,” sacrilege to her Christian faith — not to mention how it pinpoints her location, even in the school bathroom. Starting this fall, the fourth-largest school…

The Devil is in the demand: Exorcism at cinema

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Film producer has mass exorcism at Soho cinema. A producer has held a mass exorcism at a London cinema, claiming his film was being haunted by evil spirits. Filmmaker Bill Bungay blamed several strange occurrences connected with his film When the Lights Went Out on “the effects of a demonic possession”. Two showings of the…

Allegations of Colombian “demon baby” surface. We cringe.

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‘Cackling’ Columbian baby possessed by the devil? Unlikely, say authorities  – NY Daily News. Ana Feria Santos gave birth to her son last month, but says her joy quickly turned to fear when she noticed that he had ‘several abnormalities’ – leading to fears he is the devil in disguise. She says the boy can…

“Shocking and real” is not demons but the exorcists themselves

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It’s Halloween so Bob Larson is going to hype his teenage exorcists. Again. Sun News : When you’re up against demons, you can always use some backup. Brynne Larson is 18 years old and enjoys horseback riding and shopping. Savannah Scherkenback is a 20-year-old university student who works part-time in retail, while her 18-year-old sister…

Exorcism on the rise in Italy

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SBS Dateline | Date with the Devil. Demand for priests to perform exorcisms in Italy is on the rise, as an increasing number of Roman Catholics say they’ve been possessed by demons. Nick Lazaredes explores the resurgence in popularity of the centuries-old ritual of exorcising the devil. The Catholic church doesn’t often allow the filming…

Exorcism: It’s hot in Poland

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Exorcism boom in Poland sees magazine launch. With exorcism booming in Poland, Roman Catholic priests here have joined forces with a publisher to launch what they claim is the world’s first monthly magazine focused exclusively on chasing out the devil. “The rise in the number or exorcists from four to more than 120 over the…

The price of school lunch in a Louisiana district? Your soul.

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You will not believe why parents in a Louisiana school district are OUTRAGED by palm scanners. Palm scanning causing concern among Moss Bluff Elementary parents A local elementary school is trying to implement a new program in their cafeteria. But the palm vein scanner is being met with much opposition from Moss Bluff Elementary parents.…

Four children beaten to death to rid their soul of the devil

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There is real evil here. It wasn’t the children. An extremely sad story from Haiti. Four children killed by Haiti witch doctor: official – FRANCE 24. Four children from the same family have been found dead in Haiti after being treated by a witch doctor who claimed to be able to cure them of a…