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To: trisham
"I tell those who come to see me to first go to a doctor or a psychologist,” the priest continued. “Most of the time there is a physical or psychological basis for explaining their suffering.

IIRC, screening by psychologists and physicians is an absolute, non-negotiable provision the Roman Catholic Church requires prior to the performance of any Rite of Exorcism.

5 posted on 06/06/2008 2:11:35 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack
True. But Father Amorth is 82. He may well have been involved in establishing the policy.
10 posted on 06/06/2008 2:21:52 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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