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By Deacon Dominic Cerrato, PhD Issue: What does the Church teach about exorcism and other demonic activity? Response: In its most basic sense, an exorcism is an ecclesial rite authorized by a bishop and limited to the ministry of priests for expelling demons from possessed persons. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, “When the Church asks publicly and authoritatively in the name of Jesus Christ that a person or object be protected against the power of the Evil One and withdrawn from his dominion; it is called exorcism (CCC 1673).” In the Bible, the term “exorcism” is derived … Continue reading