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When religious people are faced with the possibility that death might really, truly be the end, they're often not prepared.

There are only a handful of priests in the country trained as exorcists, but they say they are overwhelmed with requests from people who fear they are possessed by the Devil.

Now, American bishops are holding a conference on Friday and Saturday to prepare more priests and bishops to respond to the demand. The purpose is not necessarily to revive the practice, the organizers say, but to help Catholic clergy members learn how to distinguish who really needs an exorcism from who really needs a psychiatrist, or perhaps some pastoral care.



Even better is the following ONN report on how Alcoholics Anonymous ruin families.

I had some mixed feelings about that one. Some people are a mess when they drink and I have definitly had friends in AA that didn't spoil my fun.

not that I couldn't lob plenty of criticism at AA.

Regarding the article "Atheists prepare for death... " there is an accompanying article found here...


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