He used to call himself the Vatican’s exorcist, and that was a pretty apt description.
Officially, Father Gabriele Amorth performed exorcisms for the Rome Diocese. He reveled in the role and was never shy about talking about what is one of the Roman Catholic Church’s most ancient, and controversial, religious rites.
“Exorcism is God’s true miracle,” Amorth told the Los Angeles Times in an interview in 2004.
"I've never been afraid of the devil," he said. "In fact, I can say he is often scared of me."
Amorth died this...