Topic / Exorcism

Woman arrested over beach exorcism of her daughter, 11

Police in Ferndale, California, have commended the actions of a man who intervened when Kimberly Felder, 45, attacked her daughter on a beach. According to this report, Felder stripped her child naked on Centreville Beach yesterday and shoved handfuls of sand in the child’s eyes and mouth. Officials said Felder stated she was trying to free […]

Vicious Christian jailed for exorcism assault on daughter

William Ellis Watt, above, a Michigan man with a long history of violence, has been sent to prison for assaulting his daughter during the course of an exorcism. According to this report, Watt of Gregory was sentenced to one to 10 years in prison for an incident that occurred last September. A police report, filed […]

Pastor who conducted a fatal exorcism is jailed for 30 years

At the beginning of March this year we reported on the death of Vilma Trujillo, who died in Nicaragua shortly after being thrown onto a fire as part of a Christian exorcism. Well, justice has taken its course, and a pastor – Juan Gregorio Rocha Romero, above – and four of his followers have been […]

South Korean woman jailed in Germany for exorcism death

A court in Frankfurt this week sentenced a 44-year-old woman to six years in prison for her role in an exorcism that led to the death of her 41-year-old South Korean cousin. The trial, according to this report, also involved four other South Korean nationals who were all related to the female victim, including her […]

Horoscopes are ridiculous but Satan is real says exorcist

Mexican priest Father Francisco López Sedano, above, dismissed horoscopes as ‘ridiculous’ in a recent interview. Thinking that the stars influence our lives is “the biggest lie,” Lopez said. They’re a million miles away! They are bodies made up of metals and gases, how are they going to influence us? The same goes for magic, which is […]

Priest who pitted himself against Satan’s hordes is dead

Veteran Catholic exorcist Father Gabriele Amorth has died at the age of 91. The National Catholic Register reports that he had performed over 70,000 exorcisms over 29 years. In 1990, he founded the International Association of Exorcists and was President until he retired, in 2000. In one of his last interviews, Amorth blamed “pure atheism” for […]

A Dane in Spain is casting out demons that cause autism

People in Barcelona have been warned to steer well clear of a lunatic evangelical group founded in Denmark by Torben Sondergaard, above, which is staging several ‘spirituality seminars’ this weekend in in the city. The warning, according to this report, was sounded by Ireland’s Fiona O’Leary, of the group Autistic Rights Together (ART) who herself […]

Judge told of an exorcism that ‘cleansed’ a killer of demons

A South African judge, due to sentence Aljar Swartz, above, for murder, said this week that she would ‘take into account’ the fact that killer had been freed of demonic possession by a cleric who carried out an exorcism outside Pollsmoor Prison in Cape Town. According to this report, Judge Elize Steyn, who is expected […]

‘Devil boy’ allegedly starved and beaten by RCMP officer

A member of the Royal Canadian Mounted police, currently suspended without pay, told a court this week that he enlisted his brother – a priest – to perform an exorcism on his ‘possessed’ 11-year-old son. The boy’s dad and stepmother, both free on bail, are each charged with aggravated assault, forcible confinement, and failure to […]

‘Devout Christians’ jailed for murder of ‘possessed’ teen

Four South African women – described by a judge as ‘instruments of evil’ – have been jailed for the fatal exorcism of Sinethemba Dlamini, 14, above. The Durban women, according to this report, believed that Dlamini was possessed by a demon and decided to disembowel her via her private parts to take out the demon […]