Tag: possession

Chip Coffey and WraithChasers to air exorcism of some random house

Who wants to take bets this will be ultra-dramatic and incredibly stupid? Well, those are even odds. This story reeks of nothing but bald-faced money grubbing and sensationalism. Source: Exorcism: Live! Destination America to air first live televised exorcism | EW.com EW can exclusively reveal that Destination America will air the first live televised exorcism…

Bathroom ghost creates panic in Indian school

Sounds like the 17th century? Nope, 21st century India. The explanation of mass psychogenic illness hasn’t reached here yet. ‘Havan’ in Tonk school to ward off ‘ghost’ of girl – The Times of India Nearly 170 students of the school have not been attending classes for the past five days after three children fainted here…

Do not degrade her memory by claiming she was haunted

You may recall hearing this strange and sad story of woman found dead on a rooftop. Because it was odd, strange explanations were proposed. Was Elisa Lam Murdered by a Ghost?. Was Elisa Lam murdered by a ghost? Many on the internet seem to think so. The latest viral meme on Facebook is the story…

Academic conference on possession in London

A conference on spirit possession will take place this September in London run by the Ethnic Health Initiative. It looks fascinating! BME Mental Health. Spirit possession is recognised worldwide across many cultures and by several religions. Spirit possession is often seen as an idiom of distress causing a change in behaviour and mental well being.…