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Woman Says 'Exorcist' Priest Abused Her [Euteneuer]
Courthouse News Service ^ | 6/26/12 | James Bridge

Posted on 06/27/2012 7:54:05 AM PDT by marshmallow

ARLINGTON, Va. (CN) - A Roman Catholic priest "kissed (a woman) on all parts of her body" during a so-called "exorcism" session, and "frequently explained full, passionate kisses as 'blowing the Holy Spirit into' her," the woman claims in court.

Jane Doe sued the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, its Bishop Paul Loverde - who is not the priest accused of the abuse - and Human Life International and the HLI Endowment Inc., of Charlottesville, in Arlington County Court.

Doe claims she was sexually abused repeatedly by her "exorcist," Thomas J. Euteneur, who was president of Human Life International and the HLI Endowment; Euteneur, however, is not named as an individual defendant.

Doe claims that Euteneur, a Roman Catholic priest, offers "'spiritual deliverance' and the performance of the rite of exorcism," and did it "with the knowledge and consent of the Diocese and the Most Rev. Paul S. Loverde. ... On at least one previous occasion, the Diocese and Bishop Loverde gave permission to Euteneur to conduct an exorcism within the Diocese."

Doe claims that the defendants know that exorcism could be "potentially dangerous to the participants." She says: "The defendants knew that a basic principle in the administration of an exorcism is that the priest should never act alone, and that he should always be accompanied by a support team who have been duly prepared to assist him."

Doe says that her relationship with Euteneur began on Feb. 28, 2008, when she signed "a document entitled 'Agreement for spiritual help.' Among many other things, the document defines 'deliverance' as 'the application of the spiritual resources of the Church to persons with demonic infestation in order to liberate them from the influence of unclean spirits.'"

Euteneur became her "deliverance minister," and "The aforementioned documents included....

(Excerpt) Read more at courthousenews.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Ministry/Outreach
KEYWORDS: abortion; catholic; euteneuer; euteneur; exorcism; hli; prolife
Strange to hear of Euteneur again. I'd completely forgotten about him.
1 posted on 06/27/2012 7:54:10 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow
ARLINGTON, Va. (CN) - A Roman Catholic priest "kissed (a woman) on all parts of her body" during a so-called "exorcism" session, and "frequently explained full, passionate kisses as 'blowing the Holy Spirit into' her,"

At least the exorcized was a female...

But I suppose since the priest kept his dress on, there was no sex involved...

2 posted on 06/27/2012 8:00:44 AM PDT by Iscool (You mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailerpark...)
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To: Iscool
Excellent analysis.

As always.

3 posted on 06/27/2012 8:05:27 AM PDT by marshmallow (.)
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To: marshmallow
ARLINGTON, Va. (CN) - A Roman Catholic priest "kissed (a woman) on all parts of her body" during a so-called "exorcism" session, and "frequently explained full, passionate kisses as 'blowing the Holy Spirit into' her,"

So the 'Church' convinces the woman that church 'tradition' supersedes everything in the bible so she doesn't waste her time with it...Had she read the bible she would have known that only God can do what this priest pretended to do...

Gen 2:7 And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

4 posted on 06/27/2012 8:06:30 AM PDT by Iscool (You mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailerpark...)
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To: marshmallow

So have I. I just heard that news report on lawsuit against Euteneur the online radio station, WMAL AM.


5 posted on 06/27/2012 8:07:39 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: marshmallow

Let me guess. He was trying to suck the demons out.


6 posted on 06/27/2012 8:08:29 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: marshmallow

Just ignore the “concern trolls” that will show up in no time.


7 posted on 06/27/2012 8:10:42 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: marshmallow
Slow learner? The first inappropriate advance should have been rebuffed and reported.

Sounds like she is as sick as she claims the priest to be!

8 posted on 06/27/2012 8:20:24 AM PDT by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: marshmallow

Is it her word against his? Does she have any witnesses?


9 posted on 06/27/2012 8:49:56 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: marshmallow

Was she liberated from the influence of unclean spirits?...and how would anyone know?


10 posted on 06/27/2012 9:00:11 AM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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To: marshmallow

Was she liberated from the influence of unclean spirits?...and how would anyone know?


11 posted on 06/27/2012 9:00:54 AM PDT by stuartcr ("When silence speaks, it speaks only to those that have already decided what they want to hear.")
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To: marshmallow
"She claims Euteneur "flew to Hawaii and secretly met with the plaintiff every morning while she was there."

A record of Euteneur traveling shouldn't be all that hard to find. I'll be interested in how one of them explains the presence or absence of such a record.

12 posted on 06/27/2012 9:04:52 AM PDT by Rashputin (Only Newt can defeat both the Fascist democrats and the Vichy GOP)
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To: Iscool
So the 'Church' convinces the woman that church 'tradition' supersedes everything in the bible so she doesn't waste her time with it

Congratulations on one of your more surreal comments. You almost have more errors than words.

Church tradition doesn't supersede the Bible.

Jesus breathed on his disciples and said "Receive the Holy Spirit," so I think you need to broaden your use of Scripture a bit.

Breathing on someone is not part of the ritual of exorcism, so Euteneuer was obviously making this up, not guided by church tradition or anything else, other than his own lust.

13 posted on 06/27/2012 9:06:48 AM PDT by Campion ("Social justice" begins in the womb)
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To: marshmallow

**Euteneur**

I was going to say the reporter spelled the name wrong, but it appears to be another priest.


18 posted on 06/27/2012 9:27:48 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Iscool

I’ll bet you are a protestant. That explains your lack of acumen.


19 posted on 06/27/2012 9:28:27 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: marshmallow

Or is it?


20 posted on 06/27/2012 9:29:09 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: A.A. Cunningham
And having called His twelve disciples together, He gave them power over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of diseases, and all manner of infirmities
21 posted on 06/27/2012 9:35:10 AM PDT by dartuser ("If you are ... what you were ... then you're not.")
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To: mckenzie7

She admitted she’s demon possessed when she agreed to the exorcism. So if the exorcism failed the demons are still in charge and everyone knows you can’t trust a demon. (humor)


22 posted on 06/27/2012 9:48:17 AM PDT by Terry Mross ( To all my kin: Do not attempt to contact me as long as you love obama.)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

This is the United States of America, most Americans are Protestant.


23 posted on 06/27/2012 10:07:09 AM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors, where the GOP now goes for it's Presidential candidates.)
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To: Campion

“Church tradition doesn’t supersede the Bible.”

Yeah sure. Except that the dogma is supreme, and if anything in Scripture appears to conflict with that, no matter how plain the language of Scripture is, then Scripture must be “interpreted” so as to comply with the dogma.


24 posted on 06/27/2012 10:29:21 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: marshmallow

My take is that if it did happen and wrong as it was the relationship was consensual and she just sees a chance to get big bucks from the Church. I also doubt that this happened at HLI offices.

Three years to claim sexual assault? GMAB.


25 posted on 06/27/2012 11:32:02 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: marshmallow

You are free to believe this story or not. What is known is that we are dealing with significantly troubled people and that there was enough evidence that the woman was possessed by the Father of all Lies to warrant an exorcism. It looks like it wasn’t completely successful.


26 posted on 06/27/2012 12:45:04 PM PDT by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: Natural Law
You are free to believe this story or not. What is known is that we are dealing with significantly troubled people and that there was enough evidence that the woman was possessed by the Father of all Lies to warrant an exorcism. It looks like it wasn’t completely successful.

I almost hate to tell you this but the priest wasn't performing an exorcism...

In fact, someone who uses the name of Christianity to sexually assault someone else may have demons of his/her own...

27 posted on 06/27/2012 2:31:53 PM PDT by Iscool (You mess with me, you mess with the WHOLE trailerpark...)
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To: Iscool
"I almost hate to tell you this but the priest wasn't performing an exorcism..."

Since neither you or I was present neither of us knows for sure what took place. That being said you will believe what you choose to believe what is unknown and unknowable. What a perverse application of the concept of faith.

Peace be with you.

28 posted on 06/27/2012 2:37:42 PM PDT by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: marshmallow
"frequently explained full, passionate kisses as 'blowing the Holy Spirit into' her,"

Doe said, "This is worse than the time I was scammed by that door-to-door gynecologist."

29 posted on 06/27/2012 2:43:55 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (What did the president know and when did he stop knowing it?)
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To: Jeff Chandler
"Doe said, "This is worse than the time I was scammed by that door-to-door gynecologist.""

You win post of the month!

30 posted on 06/27/2012 4:49:45 PM PDT by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: marshmallow

three points:

One: those asking for “exorcism” are often mentally ill. Mentally ill people often accuse others of abuse.

Two: A priest does not do an “exorcism” alone. He does it after the psychiatrists check out the patient, and the bishop approves. The prayers are done with a group of believers present, not by the priest alone, and usually a doctor is present too. So did they all “abuse” her?

three: Kaching!


31 posted on 06/27/2012 5:38:56 PM PDT by LadyDoc
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"three points:"

Actually four points. We cannot discount an actual possession in which a demon is present within the woman, one intent on harming the Church and its clergy.

32 posted on 06/27/2012 5:52:38 PM PDT by Natural Law (Jesus did not leave us a Bible, He left us a Church.)
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To: marshmallow

The correct spelling of his name is Thomas Euteneuer. This became public in 2010; his diocese, Palm Beach, Florida suspended him.


33 posted on 06/28/2012 1:33:59 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: marshmallow

But she did not put a stop to it, she obviously got the pleasure from it before she called the cops.


34 posted on 06/28/2012 9:15:55 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: lastchance

My take is that if it did happen and wrong as it was the relationship was consensual and she just sees a chance to get big bucks from the Church. I also doubt that this happened at HLI offices.

Three years to claim sexual assault? GMAB.


You said it, if it was consensual, and if she never had a knife to her throat or some other kind of threat it must have been consensual.


35 posted on 06/28/2012 9:27:02 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: ravenwolf

Old news. Nothing to see her. Move along.


36 posted on 06/28/2012 9:35:41 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: Natural Law

true, the demon could be speaking through the woman.

But greed (false charges), delusion and fake memories are a lot more common than demon possession, and I don’t have a lot of experience with the demon possessed...


37 posted on 06/28/2012 10:32:54 PM PDT by LadyDoc
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To: NKP_Vet

Old news. Nothing to see her. Move along.


Right.


38 posted on 06/29/2012 6:30:28 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: LadyDoc
So did they all “abuse” her?
There was no "all." And exorcisms are not treatment for the mentally ill.
39 posted on 07/01/2012 7:00:55 AM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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