Exorcists in training as church revives rituals

Mystery Wire

MYSTERY WIRE Church leaders in Minnesota say the practice of exorcism is making a comeback.

A report by the Minneapolis Star Tribune says the number of exorcists has exploded over the past 15 years, an indication that the trend may extend far beyond Minnesota’s borders.

“When I first was appointed as exorcist in 2005, I knew of only a dozen exorcists in the United States,” said the Rev. Vincent Lampert, exorcist of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. “Today I’d say there are at least 175 — and more each year.”

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