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Cebu diocese's pioneering exorcist dies

27 Sep 2022, 17:25 GMT+10

MANILA - Monsignor Frederick Kriekenbeek, one of the leading exorcists of the Catholic Church in Cebu, has died at the age of 90 on Monday.

His death was announced by the Archdiocese of Cebu in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

"We humbly ask all the lay faithful to offer special prayers for his eternal rest," the archdiocese added.

Kriekenbeek served many parishes until he founded the religious sisters, Living the Gospel Community, and religious brothers, Mary's Little Children Community.

"He was one of the pioneering exorcists in the Archdiocese of Cebu," it said.

He also served as episcopal vicar of Catholic charismatic groups in the Cebu archdiocese for a number of years.

No information yet has been announced regarding his wake and funeral. (PNA)

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