Philippine priest in ancient battle with 'demons': A blood-curdling scream echoes through the Roman Catholic chapel
in Manila as Father Jose Francisco Syquia
says a prayer of exorcism over a Satanic cult member believed to be possessed by the devil.
The case is among hundreds documented on video and kept by Syquia, who heads the Manila Archdiocese's Office of Exorcism - the only one that exists in the Catholic nation of 94 million people.
would have levitated had she
not been restrained," Syquia
said of the woman in the video, portions of which were shown to AFP during a rare interview at his
office in the basement of a seminary in Manila.
is in the frontline of the battle between good and evil on earth.
"There is a great dramatic increase of possessions right now," said the 44-year-old priest.
"More and more the demons are gaining a foothold into this society."
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