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Vatican exorcist: Satan responsible for scandals

The Vatican's chief exorcist says the Devil is lurking in the very heart of the Roman Catholic Church, the Telegraph of London reports.

The Rev. Gabriele Amorth told La Repubblica newspaper in Rome that church sex abuse scandals in the United States, Ireland, Germany and other countries and the Christmas Eve assault on Pope Benedict XVI by a mentally unstable woman were proof that the Anti-Christ was waging a war against the Holy See, Telegraph correspondent Nick Squires writes:

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Amorth also says that the 1973 horror classic The Exorcist gave a "substantially exact" impression of what it was like to be possessed by the Devil, Squires writes:

Read the story at telegraph.co.uk.


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