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Exorcism chapel opened in Mexico

Posted by doctore0 on February 8, 2010

The catholic church still living the “good” life by exploiting the sick, poor and ignorant; Same as it ever was.
The poor people are “possessed” by the scum in the catholic church..
A Mexican church in the central city of Queretaro has opened a chapel in which exorcisms can take place.

There are no accurate figures for the number of exorcisms in Mexico.

But the Roman Catholic Church says that in Mexico City alone there are about 10 cases a month – and the phenomenon is on the rise.

Critics say that priests often mistake mental illness or epilepsy for signs of possession. The new church will only treat people already seen by doctors.

Old traditions

Belief in possession and exorcism is common in a country where more than 90% of the population is Catholic.

Nevertheless, Mexico now has a church where exorcisms can be performed: La Capilla de las Benditas Animas del Purgatorio.

Exorcism predates the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th Century.

Aztec healers burned herbs and prayed to eliminate the influence of bad spirits.

Nowadays the Roman Catholic Church follows the guidelines contained in a book published by the Vatican.
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One Response to “Exorcism chapel opened in Mexico”

  1. Exorcism in excess and the churh – good pondering reading there.


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