Under the guidance of Bob Larson, who claims to be “the world’s foremost expert on cults, the occult, and supernatural phenomena,” three girls ‘cast out demons’ — for a price.
ABC Nightline says there are very serious questions about the safety and morality of what the girls are doing for others, especially those who might need mental health care. [Read more...]
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has warned about the alarming rise in the number of exorcism attempts in Australia – some on children as young as two.
Dr Choong-Siew Yong, who represents psychiatry on the AMA’s Federal Council, says saying someone was possessed could reinforce their delusions and stop them getting proper care. [Read more...]
, the sensationalistic and controversial ‘evangelist’ who has turned alleged exorcism into a cottage industry, is joining the ranks of such luminaries as Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, and Jessica Simpson as the star of his own reality TV show.
Mr. Larson admits it’s an unusual combination of spirituality and entertainment, saying he can envision fans “throwing house parties with pizza and popcorn” while they watch him command demons to depart
from tormented souls. [Read more...]
Bob Larson said he has lived brutal scenes similar to those from the movie “The Exorcist” more than 10,000 times during the past 30 years. [Read more...]
An estimated 600 non-Catholic groups are now performing exorcisms, allegedly ridding people of their demons. [Read more...]
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – CBS has given a pilot commitment to an exorcism-themed drama from “Joan of Arcadia” creator Barbara Hall and producer Joe Roth. The project, from CBS Paramount Network Television and studio-based Joe Roth Television, is inspired … [Read more…]
Globe-trotting minister has performed 6,000 exorcisms in 20 years The Rev. Bob Larson has been kicked, bruised, choked, and spit upon. His ribs have been broken, he has been scratched and bitten, and he’s received death threats. But Mr. Larson … [Read more…]