Category Archives: United States

Mother hires witch doctor to hex Brooklyn prosecutors (United States)

New York Post, Michel Maddux, September 22, 2011

Maria Alleyne, charged along with her son in a drug-ring conspiracy, hired a witch doctor to hex prosecutors, feds say.

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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

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