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Demon Battlers Descend on Rome for Exorcism Course

Would-be expellers of demons have flocked to Rome in droves this week for a course on “exorcism and deliverance prayer,” an interdisciplinary program aimed at battling Satanic forces.

Father Elias Rahal, 68, performs exorcism ritual on a Lebanese lady at a church in the district of Mina in the northern port city of Tripoli on April 19, 2018. (Photo by IBRAHIM CHALHOUB / AFP) (Photo credit should read IBRAHIM CHALHOUB/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis: Bullying Is ‘Work of the Devil’

Bullying those who are weaker than we are is the fruit of original sin and “the work of the devil,” Pope Francis told the assembly gathered for his morning Mass on Monday.

Pope Francis gestures as he speaks during his weekly general audience at the Aula Paolo VI on December 27, 2017 in Vatican. / AFP PHOTO / Andreas SOLARO (Photo credit should read ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)