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exorcism

Paranormal
A ritual intended to terminate the presence or trespassing of a non-material entity or spirit in a place (a “haunting”) or a person (a “possession”). Exorcisms are performed by command or persuasion, through rituals, special prayers or symbolism, in the Roman Catholic Church by a priest with authorisation from the ordinary or other higher authority.
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"Pero nung pauwi na 'ko, naalala ko na when I was a kid, there was an attempted exorcism in a location where I was in and I could see it from the stairs, parang nanonood lang ako sa second floor It looks scary and I hoped one day that I would never be part of it.
Nationwide, more than 100 priests are permitted to conduct exorcism.
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Caroline said it took a year to organise a Vatican-approved exorcism. She added: "We found a priest whose house was attached to a chapel.
The family allowed him to take the girl to a forest for three nights to perform a ritual, and he was alleged to have raped her after the 'exorcism rites'.
"The number of exorcisms has definitely increased over the years, as the requests to carry out exorcisms has increased," said Professor Giuseppe Ferrari, an organizer of the "Course on Exorcism and the Prayer of Liberation" at the Vatican-approved Pontifical Regina Apostolorum University in Rome.
He said that two persons have arrested recently on pretext of involving in exorcism. He said so far 12 wizards accused of witchcraft have been arrested by political administration.
Last week, Slovakia was reminded of the issue of exorcism by the new Zilina regional governor Erika Jurinova of OaNO.
The series is an effort of the gugak (traditional music) center to rediscover the artistic value of the traditional exorcism performances of Korea, which are preserved now as less of a religious activity and more as a cultural asset.
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