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Exorcists meet in Poland; Tackle vampires.
AFP ^ | 07/15/11

Posted on 07/16/2011 5:01:54 PM PDT by Winstons Julia

Vampires, the devil's deceit and mental illness are among the hot topics for some 300 exorcists who flocked to Poland this week from as far away as Africa and India for a week-long congress. Held at Poland's Roman Catholic Jasna Gora monastery, home to the venerated Black Madonna icon, this year's congress "examines the current fashion for vampirism in Europe and the world-over, schizophrenia and other mental disorders as well as the devil's deceit during exorcism," according to the monastery's radio station.

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1 posted on 07/16/2011 5:02:01 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: Winstons Julia

Can we send obama and his administration there?

1 day with a room full of exorcists should do it (a looong day).


2 posted on 07/16/2011 5:04:30 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Herman Cain 2012)
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To: freedumb2003

My understanding is that exorcism is only successful when the possessed person has some remaining free will which seeks rescue. 0bama and his minions are what is known as “perfectly possessed.” I.e. they are completely devoted to evil and have no desire to be set free.


3 posted on 07/16/2011 5:08:25 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: Winstons Julia
Exorcists meet in Poland; Tackle vampires.

They oughta meet in Washington, DC.

4 posted on 07/16/2011 5:08:43 PM PDT by upsdriver (to undo the damage the "intellectual elites" have done. . . . . Sarah Palin for President!)
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To: Winstons Julia; freedumb2003; Markos33; Salamander; JoeProBono
"Exorcists meet in Poland; Tackle vampires."

So - like they have Don Henrie playing Quarterback for the Vampire team?

This should be almost as good as the Soccer match between the Classical Philosophers and the long John Silver Impersonators.
5 posted on 07/16/2011 5:13:33 PM PDT by shibumi (While Pablo was wily, William Blake was even more wilier. But the wiliest of all was Desdinova.)
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To: Winstons Julia

How many Polack’s does it take to screw a stake into a vampire?

5. One to hold the stake and the others to turn the coffin.


6 posted on 07/16/2011 5:15:51 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Winstons Julia

Hay did you hear the one about the Pollock Exorcist and the Vampire?.........


7 posted on 07/16/2011 5:19:41 PM PDT by Slambat (The right to keep and bear arms. Anything one man can carry, drive or pull.)
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To: Winstons Julia

Buffy, come back! We have another vampire for you to slay, his name is Edward Cullen.


8 posted on 07/16/2011 5:21:25 PM PDT by GreenLanternCorps ("Barack Obama" is Swahili for "Jimmy Carter".)
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To: shibumi; JoeProBono

IBJPB

9 posted on 07/16/2011 5:25:17 PM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: Winstons Julia
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10 posted on 07/16/2011 5:26:13 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Winstons Julia

Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism? I personally think it is probably just superstition.


11 posted on 07/16/2011 5:30:11 PM PDT by RonBush
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To: RonBush
Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism?

You'd be surprised.

12 posted on 07/16/2011 5:33:54 PM PDT by M. Thatcher
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To: RonBush

“Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism?”

Have you taken a look at Capitol Hill lately?


13 posted on 07/16/2011 5:39:15 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: RonBush
"Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism? I personally think it is probably just superstition."

From my personal experience I can tell you that I firmly believe you could not be more wrong.

Charles Baudelaire: 'The greatest trick the devil ever played was convincing the world that he did not exist.'
14 posted on 07/16/2011 5:46:57 PM PDT by shibumi (While Pablo was wily, William Blake was even more wilier. But the wiliest of all was Desdinova.)
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To: Winstons Julia

15 posted on 07/16/2011 5:53:24 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: shibumi

Demonic possession is fundamental Christian doctrine. Part of Jesus’ earthly ministry consisted of casting out demons. I find it hard to understand some of the gratuitous cruelty and hatred which afflicts the world except in terms of demonic activity.


16 posted on 07/16/2011 5:55:16 PM PDT by hellbender
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To: hellbender

Along those lines, the original connotation of “blessing” is empowerment and naming.

The concept is that which you name you empower. For this reason, I will not ever, either in speech or in print refer to the current occupant of the White Hut by either his legal name (BS) or the name he chose for himself at age 18 (BHO)

Rather, I find it appropriate to refer to him in the political context as “The Usurper” and in all other contexts as “Legion.”

I find both appellations descriptive and accurate.


17 posted on 07/16/2011 6:02:14 PM PDT by shibumi (While Pablo was wily, William Blake was even more wilier. But the wiliest of all was Desdinova.)
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To: RonBush
Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism? I personally think it is probably just superstition.
Abortion alone (and the 50 million-plus dead children in its wake) should convince one of demonic possession (as in [many] someones over at PP are surely possessed by demons).

And it's been told that there are those currently seeking and waiting for a good exorcist; it's not a job too many priests desire, because the devil can overtake them too.
18 posted on 07/16/2011 6:04:01 PM PDT by mlizzy (Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee ...)
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To: RonBush

And Pelosi Too!

19 posted on 07/16/2011 6:28:35 PM PDT by Young Werther ("Quae cum ita sunt" Since these things are so!)
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To: RonBush

I do...


20 posted on 07/16/2011 7:27:59 PM PDT by Iscool (I don't understand all that I know...)
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To: RonBush

I believe that Satan can possess people. I think of Manson... for instance.


21 posted on 07/16/2011 7:30:25 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: RonBush
"Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism?"

Jesus believed in demonic possession and exorcism. You think He was the superstitious type?

22 posted on 07/16/2011 7:42:59 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: shibumi

appellations

I feel your post most confabulatoric and fullest to the proscribed rhetoricall theorietical ( allegoricall )

wildcat jefferfranklin.................. ha!


23 posted on 07/16/2011 7:49:39 PM PDT by waterhill (Little 'r' republican: taker of the Founder's 'Red Pill'...www.mikechurch.com)
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To: Winstons Julia

I’d believe in exorcists before I’d believe in New Age gurus and various TV evangelists and pop psychologists so popular today.

I have seen it (evil.)


24 posted on 07/16/2011 7:53:20 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: waterhill

That said, there are demonic things about us, this I know. Yeah, the Bible tells me so.

And I ain’t even Catholic.

God Bless us all, everyone.

Its a bigass spritual fight atm.


25 posted on 07/16/2011 7:59:06 PM PDT by waterhill (Little 'r' republican: taker of the Founder's 'Red Pill'...www.mikechurch.com)
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To: Winstons Julia

Laugh all you want, but I’m coming to the belief that it was exorcists who were responsible for the 95% decline in sex-abuse cases in the Catholic church between 1978 and 1990.

Yes, all the sex abuse covered in the news media took place before 1990, before the secular news media had a clue there was a scandal.

How? The seminaries were still controlled by the lavendar mafia; the American bishops were still ruled by heretics and cowards... but the exorcists had been unleashed.

The ritual Satanism is part of many, many of the early sex abuse cases.


26 posted on 07/16/2011 8:00:53 PM PDT by dangus
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To: Revolting cat!

Hmm, I always thought You were Satan incarnate just screwin’ around. Lazy rainy days and all...


27 posted on 07/16/2011 8:04:55 PM PDT by waterhill (Little 'r' republican: taker of the Founder's 'Red Pill'...www.mikechurch.com)
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To: hellbender

Begging the question of whether they are indeed possessed humans or rather demons assuming human form.


28 posted on 07/16/2011 8:05:14 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: Winstons Julia

And by the way, what’s the best technique for tackling a vampire? And are there any rules about how you can and can’t do it?


29 posted on 07/16/2011 8:09:30 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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30 posted on 07/16/2011 8:12:32 PM PDT by RedMDer (Abolish FReepathons. Be a monthly donor.)
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To: RonBush
Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism? I personally think it is probably just superstition.

Do you believe in Jesus? Do you believe he was God incarnate? Do you believe he was a liar?

31 posted on 07/16/2011 8:13:04 PM PDT by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: dangus; Revolting cat!

Maybe you need to read one of my comments on the thread.

I do think evil exists.

So ... a sense of humor is also good. When you lose your sense of humor is probably when you need to worry.


32 posted on 07/16/2011 9:00:02 PM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: Winstons Julia

Who said otherwise? I believe that evil exists, and have seen humans possessed by it!

(They attended church every Sunday, and still do.)


33 posted on 07/16/2011 9:03:02 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: RonBush

Tell that to Jesus


34 posted on 07/16/2011 9:42:12 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Joe 6-pack

Jesus didn’t believe in exorcism. He believed in casting them out. No rituals, no fancy stuff, just telling them to beat it. The RC church is the ones who believe in fancy stuff.


35 posted on 07/16/2011 9:44:27 PM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Winstons Julia
When you lose your sense of humor is probably when you need to worry.

Amen.

36 posted on 07/16/2011 11:13:53 PM PDT by Semper Mark (Vlad Tepes was a piker.)
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To: shibumi; Winstons Julia; freedumb2003; Markos33; JoeProBono

Uh...would somebody kindly give me a heads-up when they start doing it here?


37 posted on 07/17/2011 12:39:29 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: GreenLanternCorps

Yes, please.

I detest the effete, glittery little twit.


38 posted on 07/17/2011 12:40:48 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: shibumi

“Sage” wisdom, there, buddy.


39 posted on 07/17/2011 12:42:04 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: Salamander

40 posted on 07/17/2011 12:51:07 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

Ack!

They’re HERE?!?


41 posted on 07/17/2011 1:24:15 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Well, we know He sure didn’t have triskaidekaphobia.


42 posted on 07/17/2011 1:26:45 AM PDT by Salamander (I'm your pain.)
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To: Bulwyf
"Jesus didn’t believe in exorcism...The RC church is the ones who believe in fancy stuff."

The RC church is the only church to perform exorcisms?

News to me..

43 posted on 07/17/2011 5:53:45 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Huskrrrr

WELL DONE!!!


44 posted on 07/17/2011 6:03:33 AM PDT by tal hajus (ever the cynic)
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To: RonBush
Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism?

Absolutely. Charlie Manson, Jeffery Damner, oh yeah I believe it demonic possession.

45 posted on 07/17/2011 6:16:27 AM PDT by mware
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To: Bulwyf

I don’t think the exorcists necessarily do anything fancy. I saw a priest speak at a Catholic charismatic conference who talked about banishing demons. Something along the lines of “In the name of Jesus Christ I bind the evil demon in [Aunt Matilda]” often does the job. Jesus’ Name IS powerful.


46 posted on 07/17/2011 1:14:01 PM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: shibumi

Slightly off.

That which you name you have power over. From Jesus and the demon, “Legion,” to any good exorcism flick, the exorcist always asks the demon its name, so it may cast it out.

In the case of our current resident-in-chief, his name means “Lightning from the sky,” in the biblical tongues: “I saw Satan fall, like lightning from the sky.”


47 posted on 09/07/2011 5:26:20 AM PDT by dangus
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To: dangus

And “slightly off” back at you. (I believe it’s a two way street.)

The following is a most scholorly analysis of the real meaning of The Usurper’s chosen name:

http://www.forbes.com/2008/10/26/obama-iran-ahmadinejad-oped-cx_at_1026taheri.html


48 posted on 09/07/2011 5:38:51 AM PDT by shibumi (Goi! Rode, Goi!)
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To: RonBush
Seriously, how many people here believe in demonic possession and exorcism? I personally think it is probably just superstition.

Same number of people that still believe in ghosts.
49 posted on 09/07/2011 5:47:35 AM PDT by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: shibumi

Wow. Totally different than what I was referring to.


50 posted on 09/07/2011 6:42:28 AM PDT by dangus
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