Category Archives: demons

Indian state mulls ban on black magic, witchcraft

Phil Hazlewood, Agence France-Presse, MUMBAI 

Chanting to cure snakebites, claiming to be a reincarnated spouse to obtain sex, and charging for miracles could soon be banned by an Indian state seeking to stop charlatans preying on the vulnerable. Continue reading


The Evangelicals Engaged In Spiritual Warfare (United States)

NPR, Aug. 24 2011

“The reason why there is sin and corruption and poverty on the Earth is because the Earth is controlled by a hierarchy of demons under the authority of Satan.”

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Norwegian Black Metal Bassist Getting Exorcism in Arizona (United States)

Jørn Stubberud, a.k.a. Necrobutcher, bassist for the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem, is planning his own exorcism. He’s going to let televangelist Bob Larson banish the demons from his body and film it as a special for the Norwegian national TV station, NRK. Continue reading

‘We’re not like normal teenagers’: Meet the exorcist schoolgirls (United States)

Daily Mail, 11 Aug. 2011, Jeff Maysh

The five teenage girls might look like they’re in a normal class, eagerly reading their textbooks and answering their teacher’s questions diligently.

But the textbooks are Bibles and the girls all have crosses instead of protractors, as they train to become exorcists – real exorcists who fight demons, curses and evil spells.

‘People do look a bit surprised when I arrive,’ admits graduate exorcist Brynne Larson. ‘When people call for an exorcist, they don’t picture a 16-year-old high school girl.’ Continue reading

Casting Out Demons: Expelling Demons Through Mucus, Saliva at N.Y. Church

ABC News 15 July 2011

Diane Koehler, who has waged a lifelong battle with depression, believes she has seen and personally fought with the devil himself. Continue reading

Is It Deliverance or Denial? Trends: Some believe exorcism is the cure for all their woes. (United States)

 But critics say the idea of demons controlling behavior is the ultimate cop-out.
ROY RIVENBURGLos Angeles Times  Jun 25, 1991
They say it’s a battleground where couches levitate, airplanes vanish and women become infertile. It’s a war between good and evil-between an alleged army of demons and a scattered assortment of exorcists.

Teen testifies man performed unwanted exorcism (United States)

Herald-Times, (Bloomington, IN), 04/14/2009; Laura Lane

Apr. 14–A 16-year-old boy this morning described how Eddie Uyesugi yelled at him, hit him in the chest and face, held him down against his will and stuck his fingers down his throat making him vomit during an exorcism of sorts in 2007 intended to drive demons from the autistic boy’s body. Continue reading