Father Gabriele Amorth, chief exorcist of the Catholic Church and head of the International Association of Exorcists, will be calling for open approval from Pope Francis for all priests to perform exorcisms, ending the need to request special permission based on individual criteria.
Amorth’s conviction of the link between growing demonic possessions and an increasingly godless world is calling for the change after seeing the Pontiffs alleged exorcism in St Peters Square on a man known as Angel V.
Angel claims in the Spanish Newspaper El Mundo he was possessed by an energy he sensed whilst on a bus ‘something like a stake pierced my chest and, little by little, I had the sensation that it was opening my ribs’ ever since, he claims, it’s difficult to eat, breathe, sleep and he suffers blasphemous trances that enable him to speak in tongues.
Catholic Church Concerned – Unprecedented Rise in Demonic Possessions
Across the globe the provision of increased exorcism rituals are apparent. Monsignor Angelo Mascheroni, chief exorcist of the Diocese of Milan, has doubled the amount of exorcists and even set up an exorcism hotline to cope with demand. Father Jose Francisco Syquia of Manila insists there is a dramatic increase of possessions happening as more demons gain footholds. “I have seen scratches suddenly appearing on their skin, of inverted crosses on the forehead. These persons would be conscious at the time, and they tell me it’s like a razor cutting from the inside of the skin.”
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