Skip to comments.Pope Benedict 'exorcised two men in the Vatican', claims new book
Posted on 02/09/2012 10:32:35 AM PST by SeekAndFind
In a new book, Father Amorth, the exorcist for the diocese of Rome, gives a bizarre account of how he and two assistants brought a pair of "possessed" Italian men to one of the Pope's weekly audiences in St Peter's Square in May 2009.
In his book, "The Last Exorcist My Fight Against Satan", he claimed the mere presence of the pontiff cured the men of their demonic afflictions.
Father Amorth said his two female assistants escorted the two men into St Peter's Square as the Pope was driven between crowds of faithful in the white "Popemobile" jeep.
The women managed to obtain seats for the two men in an area of seating normally reserved for the disabled.
As the Pope approached them, the men, identified only as Marco and Giovanni, began to act strangely, Father Amorth wrote.
He described how they trembled and how their teeth chattered.
When one of the assistants asked Giovanni to control himself, he said "I am not Giovanni" in a voice that was not his own, Father Amorth claimed.
As soon as the Pope stepped down from the "Popemobile' the two men flung themselves to the floor.
"They banged their heads on the ground. The Swiss Guards watched them but did nothing," the priest wrote.
"Giovanni and Marco started to wail at the same time, they were lying on the floor, howling.
"They were trembling, slobbering, working themselves into frenzy.
"The Pope watched from a distance. He raised an arm and blessed the four of them. For the possessed it was like a furious jolt - a blow to their whole bodies - to the extent that they were thrown three metres backwards," he continued.
"They stopped howling but they cried uncontrollably."
Father Amorth, who claims to have conducted thousands of exorcisms, wrote:
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
The seven sons of Sceva did this, also. Then, one day they got their butts whipped. The day may be coming...
Barack obama Exercises with two men in the White House every day!!!!!!
This War of Principalities rages, and “journalists” who think they are “covering” it best not think too highly of their powers of observation.
[ When one of the assistants asked Giovanni to control himself, he said “I am not Giovanni” in a voice that was not his own, Father Amorth claimed.
As soon as the Pope stepped down from the “Popemobile’ the two men flung themselves to the floor.
“They banged their heads on the ground. The Swiss Guards watched them but did nothing,” the priest wrote.
“Giovanni and Marco started to wail at the same time, they were lying on the floor, howling.
“They were trembling, slobbering, working themselves into frenzy.
“The Pope watched from a distance. He raised an arm and blessed the four of them. For the possessed it was like a furious jolt - a blow to their whole bodies - to the extent that they were thrown three metres backwards,” he continued.
“They stopped howling but they cried uncontrollably.” ]
Maybe the Pope should go to the Whitehouse and perform a few excorsisms there.
Even if you don’t beleuive in exorcism there is a there is a theory that it works because when someone is “possesed” there is a HUGE conflict between their concious morality and their sub-concious morality and the excorsim basically gives them permission to settle the conflict within themselves because they wetre holding back for some reason.
Of course the Liberal “Academics” don’t even consider this a possibility.
what’s up - setting things up for beatification later on
A true christian does not need an exorcist, the Holy Spirit is dwelling in us!
The Vatican Spokesman is WRONG and the Priest is correct.
Are you rooting for the other side? We root for God.
The pope IS the other side.
yes the Pope and all Catholics, and other Christians are on the side of God. Now you’re not with us, right? Keep on fighting against Christianity...
Cronos, your responses are on the level of, "I'm rubber, you're glue, everything you say bounces off me..." Don't make this personal.
What I am saying is that the "pope", by virtue of the fact that he adheres to sacerdotalism, is not on the side of the Scriptures which hold that there is One mediator between man and God, the Man-Christ Jesus. No private interpretation is necessary to understand that this precludes anyone who claims a role as a "priest".
As a believer in Jesus Christ, I am bound by the Scriptures and am encouraging the pope to be careful about claiming to perform exorcisms because the seven sons of Sceva thought they could do such things (and were on the wrong side of the argument) and got their butts whipped. The pope might be next.
Now, one more time, I am not fighting Christianity. I am carefully saying that your pope misunderstands the Scriptures. He may very well be among the elect, but he certainly doesn't teach the gospel of grace Paul describes in his letters.