Exorcists appealed for more aid from psychologists to help them sift between the "possessed" and the mentally ill.
Claudia Hernandez, who is facing felony child abuse charges, said she was trying to "be positive about" the death of her 3-year-old daughter.
Pastor Rene Huezo claimed to have been trying to "liberate her of her evil spirits" and called his granddaughter's death "the will of God.
"Ah yes, but it's okay for him to be looking at porn, especially porn of his sister…" one comment read.
Police received a bizarre call that an exorcism was being performed in the lumber aisle of a Home Depot store in Dickson City, Pennsylvania.
The head of Moscow's Patriarchate has said that the church would release guidelines for the process, which must be carried out by an approved priest.
Lloyd Lasker Jr, who runs the House of Refuge and Deliverance Ministries church in the town of Mayflower, allegedly told police he tried to perform the act on a 21-month-old boy.
Carlo Maria Vigano is asking Catholic clergy to participate in a mass exorcism against Satan and the Apostate Angels at 3 p.m. on Saturday "so we can all fight together the common enemy of the whole human race."
Father Francois Dermine of the Archdiocese of Ancona-Osimo in Italy has been an exorcist for over 25 years, and he claims that "society risks collapse" because of "aggressive Satanism" making its way into the culture.
While less people are attending the Catholic Church, exorcisms and the training of priests for exorcist rituals have increased.
Pablo Martinez, 31, told federal investigators that he poured hot water down the boy's throat from the bath faucet on September 26 and held him underwater for five to 10 minutes.
Blaine Milam was sentenced to death in 2010 and was set to be Texas's first execution of 2019.
Police found 11 children being kept in filthy conditions at the compound.
Though William Friedkin's new documentary "The Devil and Father Amorth," revisits his horror classic, "The Exorcist," Friedkin remains uncertain about the true nature of demonic possession.
The New York queen speaks exclusively to Newsweek about undergoing gay "conversion therapy."
"This is not fiction. It's different from all the movies."
Police said they found 33 garlic cloves lodged in the victim's windpipe and determined she died of suffocation.
Anyone who doesn't see the need for more exorcists is "out of touch with reality."
The ordeal, which included being tied to a bed, led to the girl attempting to kill herself.