Posts tagged "exorcism"

Return of the Exorcist

Writes Daniel Burke about the increase of exorcists in the U.S. Catholic Church at U.S. Catholic, "there are more exorcists in the United States now than at any other time in modern history, according to experts. More than 100 bishops and priests met in Baltimore last November to recruit dozens more."  He continues:

Our Sense of Knowing Better

From Genevieve Yue's "That Old Time Religion" at Reverse Shot:
In 1799, √Čtienne-Gaspard Robertson premiered the phantasmagoria, a moving magic lantern projection hidden behind a screen, to a crowded audience gathered at a Parisian convent. Though he tried to present himself as a scientist exposing the tricks of the trade (of both magicians and the...