Exorcisms: Throwbacks and Convenient Scapegoats

The Roman Catholic Church has decided that too few bishops are trained in exorcism tactics and how to spot someone who really needs an exorcism, so they recently held a two day training session in Baltimore. There are so many angles I could take with this article, but I think I’ll let you react on your own and just share my favorite quote.

“The reality of evil in the modern world is patently obvious,” he said, but recourse to supernatural explanations seems a “throwback” — and a convenient scapegoat.

 

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