Trinidad Schoolgirls Possessed By Devil

Trinidad & TobagoThe Trinindad & Tobago Guardian reports that the United States may not be the only country in need of more exorcists:

Panic broke out at the Moruga Composite School yesterday as 17 female students fell mysteriously ill and began rolling on the ground, hissing and blabbering in a strange tongue, after suffering bouts of nausea and headaches. Two of the students reportedly tried to throw themselves off a railing and had to be physically restrained, triggering fears of a possible demon attack.

The drama started during the lunch hour in the Form One block and quickly spread to other areas. Form Five student Kern Mollineau, who attends the Lighthouse Tabernacle Church, said he got worried when the girls’ eyes began rolling up in their heads and they began beating up on the ground.

With the assistance of several other students and teachers, the pupils were taken to the multi-purpose hall where some of them fell into a semi-conscious state. Mollineau recalled: “One girl was blabbering as if in a strange language. I could not understand what she was saying. “It was sounding like ‘shebbaberbebeb shhhhee.’ The girls were unusually strong. We had to hold them down so that they will not hurt themselves. “The teachers were right there. I get a kick in my face when one of the girls started beating up on the floor. Many of them had bruises.” Mollineau claimed he actually communicated with the “devil which had possessed the girl. “I asked the Devil what he wanted with the girls and the voice said he wanted a life. He kept saying to send the girls in the toilet and to leave them alone,” Mollineau claimed.

Roman Catholic priests, as well as pastors from nearby churches, including Josephine Charles, Deborah Charles and Pastor Gordon, visited the school and began showering the children with holy water and prayers…

[continus at the Trinindad & Tobago Guardian]

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  • 5by5

    Check if they’ve eaten a bad batch of rye bread recently. Poisoning from that is more likely than “the devil”.

    What is this, Salem in the 1600’s? Grow up.

    • Haystack

      “Schoolgirls” makes me think mass hysteria rather than ergot. Hysteria tends to happen in populations under high stress/anxiety, but with little control over their situation. In other words, they’re probably acting out (unconsciously or otherwise) because they’re in an oppressive environment.

    • Lkiddisasterl

      you’re dumb

  • 5by5

    Check if they’ve eaten a bad batch of rye bread recently. Poisoning from that is more likely than “the devil”.

    What is this, Salem in the 1600’s? Grow up.

  • emperorreagan

    I like that one of the common elements in possession is being strong and difficult to restrain. A resisting person is always difficult to restrain – that’s why people train in restraint techniques. Even a resisting child can be difficult to restrain, depending on what you’re trying to do – for instance, when I was five, I had to be held down by three nurses so that I could be given a shot.If being difficult to hold down against one’s will is a sign of being possessed by the devil, then almost everyone is possessed by the devil. And perhaps, if you truly love Jesus, you will consider voluntarily becoming a quadriplegic to protect yourself from Satan’s influence.

  • emperorreagan

    I like that one of the common elements in possession is being strong and difficult to restrain. A resisting person is always difficult to restrain – that’s why people train in restraint techniques. Even a resisting child can be difficult to restrain, depending on what you’re trying to do – for instance, when I was five, I had to be held down by three nurses so that I could be given a shot.

    If being difficult to hold down against one’s will is a sign of being possessed by the devil, then almost everyone is possessed by the devil.

  • Haystack

    “Schoolgirls” makes me think mass hysteria rather than ergot. Hysteria tends to happen in populations under high stress/anxiety, but with little control over their situation. In other words, they’re probably acting out (unconsciously or otherwise) because they’re in an oppressive environment.

  • Lkiddisasterl

    you’re dumb

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