Category Archives: exorcism

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

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‘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


Crucified nun dies in ‘exorcism’ (Romania)

Laura Chiriac, Agence France Press, 18 June 2005

TANACU, Romania — A Romanian Orthodox priest, facing charges for ordering the crucifixion of a young nun because shewas “possessed by the devil,” was unrepentant Saturday as he celebrated a funeral ceremony for his alleged victim.

“ I don’t understand why journalists are making such a fuss about this,” said Father Daniel.


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


Scott Peck vs. Satan A well-known psychiatrist describes and analyzes two exorcisms. (United States)

Christianity Today, February 2005.
Glimpses of the Devil, reviewed by David Neff | posted 1/24/2005 12:00AM

When psychiatrist and bestselling author Scott Peck publishedPeople of the Lie in 1983, I took special notice. His brief account of exorcisms in one chapter was consistent with my observations of two attempts to exorcise demons that plagued a woman I had been counseling. So I was also primed to read Peck’s newest book,Glimpses of the Devil, in which he speaks in-depth for the first time about two cases of possession and exorcism. Indeed, he claims this is the first account of possession and exorcism written by a medical scientist. Continue reading


Exorcism Book Evokes Past Pain (United States)

The Hartford CourantOct. 14, 2007, Melissa Pionzio

Having a younger brother who suffered from delusions and seizures was hard enough for Carl Glatzel Jr., but then came the priests and a well-known ghost-hunting couple who deemed then-11-year-old David Glatzel to bepossessed by demons.

Carl Glatzel, now 42, says he was unable to protect his brother in 1981 when David underwent several rites of exorcism, or in 1983 when a book detailing the supposed affliction was first printed. But after the book was reprinted in 2006, he decided it was time to fight back. 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.