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Can Demons Cause Physical Illness?

August 1, 2013 by  
Filed under Demonology, Fr. Fortea, Spiritual Warfare

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Dear Fr. Fortea, can a demon cause a physical illness? First, we need to clearly understand that physical illnesses nearly always have  natural  causes. The belief that sickness has its cause in the demonic world is rooted in a pre-scientific, superstitious worldview in which myth is substituted for reason. This being said, if demons exist, then the possibility exists that they may sometimes act... Read More

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