Exorcism Warning From Bishop



With Halloween upon us it’s no surprise that the media
will try to benefit upon the extra interest in ghosts and ghouls. One TV show
may have stepped over the line in terms of entertainment as they intend to show
live an exorcism

 The Archdiocese of St. Louis has spoken out against a
live TV exorcism set to air on Halloween weekend is supposed to rid a suburban
home of malevolent spirits.

The Destination America networks ‘Exorcism: Live!’
will air on Friday night. 

The boy who was the subject of the head-turning 1949
exorcism immortalized in William Peter Blatty’s 1971 book, ‘The Exorcist,’ and
subsequent movie, briefly lived in the Bel-Nor, Missouri house.

However Bishop Robert Hermann, with the Archdiocese of
St. Louis, said it is not the type of thing that should be televised.

is an Exorcism?

Exorcism is an attempt to evict demons or spirits from
the body of a (normally living) human being. Belief that demons can be evicted
follows automatically from belief in demons capable of possessing people. So
long as there is a belief that demons can posses a person, there will be belief
that some people have power over those demons, forcing them to cease their

can perform an exorcism? Who is an exorcist?

In the Catholic Church, an exorcist is a bishop or a
priest appointed by him, who has a special permission to perform exorcisms. The
dignity of the sacramental and the nature of an exorcism require a special and
explicit permission of a local ordinary (usually a bishop of the diocese).

More here http://exorcismus.org/who-is-exorcist/

an Exorcism

The Mirror carries a video of a 22 year old women he
22-year-old woman, identified only by her first name Laura, is pinned to the
ground as Bishop Manuel Acuna, 52, drives the evil spirits out of her.

See it here


Exorcism is not entertainment. Exorcism is serious
business,’ he told

Bishop Hermann also said the event is potentially

‘It can only be done with the authority of the
Archbishop by someone appointed by the Archbishop who is the exorcist for the
diocese,’ he said. 

 Henry Schleiff, group president at Discovery Communications
who oversees the network, is determined to keep going with the project.

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