posted on Nov, 30 2012 @ 03:35 AM
Okay, if this doesn't fit the forum, what can? I couldn't believe the headline but there it is. Like modern day Ghost Busters with rosary. Okay,
it's hard to type this and keep it straight through the laughter. It's not a joke though. This is presented at the source as a serious news
The Catholic Church has established an exorcist hotline in Milan, its biggest diocese, to cope with demand. Monsignor Angelo Mascheroni, the
diocese’s chief exorcist since 1995, said the curia had also appointed twice as many exorcists to cope with a doubling in the number of requests for
help over 15 years.
A booming business it seems!
The Monsignor said he knew of one exorcist who had been seeing up to 120 people a day. “But with so little time per client he was only able to
offer a quick blessing. That’s not enough,” he said. ”There should be two to four appointments a day, no more, otherwise it’s too
Is this a solemn religious rite and ceremony for clearing a possessed person of evil? (Which, by the way, I do believe is very real and happens,
albeit rarely) or is this the religious version of prescribing antibiotics for the common cold because the patient demanded some? 120 in a day??
Really?! What was it? a line around the block? I mean..
I'm trying to picture this in my mind and it's not working for a real world scene.
We're talking exorcism in the traditional and true meaning as they present it.
Father Amorth also took a dim view of fantasy novels and yoga. Practising the latter, he once warned, was “satanic; it leads to evil just like
Okay, when Harry Potter is linked to demonic possession I believe we've gotten out where the buses don't run anymore and things are just a little
funny all around.
There is having an open mind and then there is a mind so open the brain just falls right out and goes splat. Which is this? It's definitely on that
edge somewhere, IMO. Any thoughts from others?