Not Satire: Catholic Priest to Spray Holy Water from Helicopter to Fight the Devil

A Roman Catholic priest in Buenaventura, Colombia, is going to use a helicopter he’ll borrow from the Colombian Navy to pour holy water over the city to exorcise demons from its residents.

One would think that if you were going to bomb demoniacs with holy water, you wouldn’t give them a heads-up.

Monisgnor Ruben Dario Jaramillo Montoya, who is the bishop of Buenaventura, will be performing the “spiritual warfare” on July 14, the day of the city’s patron saint.

Montoya told the press, “We want to go around the whole of Buenaventura from the air and pour holy water onto it…to see if we exorcise all those demons that are destroying our port…so that God’s blessing comes and gets rid of all the wickedness that is in our streets.”

The city has been plagued with gang culture and domestic terrorism, and the priest feels that the “holy water” will help rid the city of the demon possessed, who he feels are the root cause of the trouble.

Montoya said, “In Buenaventura we have to get rid of the devil to see if we can return the tranquility that the city has lost with so many crimes, acts of corruption and so much evil and drug trafficking. It will be a great public demonstration for the entire community, where we will pour holy water to see if so many bad things end and the devil goes out of here.”

[Editor’s Note: HT TribLive]


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