“When spiritual joy fills hearts,” said St. Francis of Assisi, “the serpent throws off his deadly poison in vain.”
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Reflecting on Sunday’s Gospel, the pope said that “living a Christian life is not made up of dreams or beautiful aspirations, but of concrete commitments, in order to open ourselves ever more to God's will and to love for our brothers and sisters.”
The lay faithful need priests and priests need the lay faithful, and Satan does everything he can to drive them apart.
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A former victim of a syncretistic religious ceremony in Brazil warns, “The Church must be very clear about the occult influences that form the basis of many of these native practices.”
According to an experienced exorcist, the power of holy water united to the authority of a bishop is especially powerful.
“Either they are intentionally promoting demonic things, or they are ignorant. Either way, they are responsible for spreading evil.”
Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez, the archbishop emeritus of Guadalajara, presided over a nationwide exorcism of Mexico last month.