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Synonyms for exorcist

one of the minor orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church

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someone who practices exorcism

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The office has seen a threefold increase in cases of harassment and possession in the past year, so Manila-based exorcists have been laying the groundwork for a training program that would see their workload spread out more evenly across the Philippines.
Here's an idea: beyond any money individuals are charged to be exorcised of their demons, Larson also profits as the founder of the International School of Exorcism, which offers three levels of training--$995 to be an "Apprentice," $1,795 to achieve "Warrior Level," and $2,495 to become a full-fledged exorcist.
Melbourne, July 13 ( ANI ): Madonna will feature on the agenda of a secretive five-day meeting of European exorcists in Poland, it has been revealed.
For the first time ever, a TV network is consecutively airing all films, prequels and sequels associated with The Exorcist franchise.
He also discovered it could involve remarkable real-life coincidences - like the one that links The Exorcist and Cruising, his controversial movie starring Al Pacino as a cop who goes undercover to catch a serial killer in New York's sleazy gay club scene.
The book is divided by movie--The Exorcist, The Heretic, the "Director's Cut" re-release of The Exorcist from 2000, Exorcist Ill and the two prequels.
Underscoring his metaphoric intentions, Sigg included in this show The Swedenborg Room, 2011, which recounts, across a five-panel text piece, Emanuel Swedenborg's experience of a supernatural vision at an inn in London in 1745; the work invokes Beckett, Deleuze, Foucault, Loyola, and, of course, The Exorcist.
More than 80 percent of the people who come to him need therapy, not an exorcist, he says.
1973's The Exorcist began this trend in earnest, with 2005's The Exorcism of Emily Rose a more recent example.
SIR Anthony Hopkins' latest role as a demon-fighting exorcist may seem like the stuff of Hollywood fiction - but it is actually based on chilling true fact, according to its makers.
PSYCHO, Poltergeist, The Exorcist, these three films might pop immediately to mind when thinking of the scariest screen moments of all time.
William Friedkin's The Exorcist (1974) remains the best in class, winning Oscars for best adaptation and sound on top of eight further nominations including best picture and director.
Image: Reliable, fatherly figure Best known for: Playing Father Merrin in The Exorcist Early life: Max von Sydow was born April 1929 in Lund, Sweden.
99) WELCOME to the world of the Rev Merrily Watkins, diocesan deliverance consultant - that's exorcist to you and me.
THE Exorcist has been named the scariest film of all time, while the top horror villain was Hannibal Lector, according to a survey out today.