I had heard about this exorcism death a couple of months ago but just now took the time to look it up.Â Man, it reminds me of a few horrorÂ films I wish I’d never seen.Â What happened?Â A few local nuns and priests in an Orthodox monastery in Romania decided that a woman recently diagnosed with schizophrenia was actually possessed by Satan. They chained her to a makeshift cross for three days, trying to cast demons out of her. She died. The 29-year-old priest in charge of the exorcism, Daniel Petre Corogeanu,Â told local media that “You can’t take the Devil out with pills.” He has been defrocked and charged with murder and the monastery shut down. THANK GOD. The article appears to argue that because the church had burgeoned since the fall of Communism, the Orthodox hierarchy has insufficient control of rogue congregations . Interesting argument, NY Times….It alsoÂ argues that the youngÂ nuns who joined the monastery were “devoted” to the young priest, Fr. Corogeanu, pictured to the left. Not sure WHAT exactly they mean by that.
Here I’m quoting directlyÂ from the NY Times article: Read More