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Can Demons Cause Mental Illness?

July 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Demonology, Fr. Fortea

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Dear Fr. Fortea, can a demon cause a mental illness in a person? Demons can tempt us, and they sometimes do so in a continuous way with great intensity. As such, a demon could provoke an obsession, phobia, depression, or another type of mental illness in a person. This can seriously disturb a person’s ordinary life to the point of making him unbalanced. So, yes, a demon can cause mental illness –... Read More

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