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Vatican gives thumbs up for
exorcist association

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/2/2014 12:59:34 PM

VATICAN CITY — Exorcists now have a legal weapon at their disposal. The Vatican has formally recognized the International Association of Exorcists, a group of 250 priests in 30 countries who liberate the faithful from demons. The Vatican newspaper L´Osservatore Romano reported Tuesday that the Vatican´s Congregation for Clergy had approved the organization´s statutes and recognized the group under canon law. More than his predecessors, Pope Francis speaks frequently about the devil, and last year was seen placing his hands on the head of a man purportedly possessed by four demons in what exorcists said was a prayer of liberation

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And, if I might add ... not a moment too soon!

I wonder why AP neglected to mention the 2013 consecration of Vatican City to St. Michael? Perhaps they don´t recognize the significance.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 7/2/2014 1:50:24 PM     (No. 9908598)

Maybe the Pope will consider assigning a few exorcists to our nations Capitol.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 7/2/2014 2:33:50 PM     (No. 9908638)

It will take more than a few #1.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DocH, 7/2/2014 2:56:09 PM     (No. 9908669)

If we don´t exorcize daily, how can we ever get rid of the 180 pounds of dead weight in the Oval Office?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 7/2/2014 3:17:04 PM     (No. 9908690)

We need a heckuva lot of exorcisms these days!!!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mackrand, 7/2/2014 5:33:13 PM     (No. 9908806)

An exorcism, Posters, will not work in D.C. However, a lake of fire and brimstone may just do the trick.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/3/2014 12:17:07 AM     (No. 9909137)

The Pope missed his chance when Zippy visited.

Not taking any chances, Zippy gave his rosary to Nanci upon return.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/3/2014 12:39:06 AM     (No. 9909152)

#6, but it hasn´t worked on Nancy yet either.

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