Skip to comments.Pope may have 'exorcised' ill man, say experts
Posted on 05/20/2013 11:53:33 AM PDT by markomalley
Exorcism experts said on Monday that it appears that Pope Francis may have performed an exorcism on an ill man on St Peter's Square following mass on Pentecost Sunday.
According to a panel of clergy specialized in exorcism speaking on the religious satellite channel TV2000's program Vade Retro, images appear to show the pontiff placing his hands on a man's head and reciting a prayer to liberate the him from demons.
Next Friday's edition of the program on the religious satellite channel will be dedicated to "Pope Francis' battle against the devil and his seductions," the program conductor said. TV2000 is the television channel of the Italian Bishops Conference.
Was his name Dick Durbin?
Or maybe he just blessed him.
Other than a possible change in someones behavior and/or maybe appearance, how does anyone know if someone has been exorcised?
In Obama’s case, a herd of swine will appear and run headlong into traffic, all wearing keffyehs.
Can His Holiness visit WashDC anytime soon?
my first question is...
did it work?
A priest (or the Pope) placing hands on someone’s head is also part of the ritual of the Anointing of the Sick. (At least as far as I know, since I have never witnessed and exorcism.