(IRISH TIMES) — A Catholic bishop has said he is establishing a “delivery ministry” group of people who will be attempting to rid people of “the devil” through exorcism.

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan says he has received “several requests” from people to help deal with evil forces and one priest in his diocese of Waterford and Lismore is about to start training in the practice of exorcism.

Dr Cullinan warned against the possibility of users of reiki and other healing methods being exposed to evil spirits.

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