Vatican trains record-breaking numbers of EXORCISTS as reports of demonic possession SOAR
Benigno Palilla, a Sicilian priest and a trained exorcist, said that demand for priests who can suppress evil spirits had tripled over the past few years.
Mr Papilla claims that at least 500,000 cases of demonic possession had been recorded in Italy in the past year alone.
He told Vatican Radio that Tarot card readers and fortune tellers were to blame as they “open the door to the devil and to possession”.
He said: “A self-taught exorcist certainly meets errors. I will say more: it would also take a period of apprenticeship, as happens for many professionals.”
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