MYS188: When unexplained phenomena arise, many Christians often leap to the explanation of demons being responsible or they warn that certain activities can open you up to demons. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the accuracy of these claims, how we can really find out when demons are involved, and what can go wrong when we incorrectly think it’s demons.
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- Authorized Catholic Church booklet “Prayers Against the Powers of Darkness”
- Original Church Chat sketch
- Google results for “died as a result of exorcism”
- 2019 Washington Post story
- 1997 New York Times story
- Article “Newton’s Unnatural Laws”
- Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith document “Some Aspects of Christian Meditation”
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