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The Vatican's Exorcists

Driving Out the Devil in the 21st Century

by Tracy Wilkinson

The Vatican's Exorcists by Tracy Wilkinson

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John Paul II was the first pope since the early 1600s to view the devil and his minions not only as formidable foes, but as tangible, present forces which the Catholic church must battle on a daily basis. The priest charged with spearheading this mission is Father Gabriele Amorth and his Office of Exorcism. Revitalizing a long-dormant practice, Father Amorth has re-established exorcism as a common rite in the church with a series of seminars and training sessions during which priests from all over the world learn how to fight Satan here on Earth.

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This book is certainly not an apologia for exorcisms, but it will appeal to those looking for a fascinating history and some thoughtful commentary from proponents and skeptics alike." - PW.
"Ultimately doesn't deliver the substance its subject deserves. " - Kirkus.

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