Ghost Busting Is Alive And Well In France

August 22, 2017 in Daily Bulletin

Who you gonna call? You have a menu of options if you’re in France wrote The Economist:

  • The Catholic Church has 100 licensed exorcist priests in France but most are inactive.
  • Independent contractors have sprung up to fill the supply gap. One general exorcist charges $180 an hour to rid properties of demons.
  • Others are specialists. One that focuses on exorcising farms charges about $600 per exorcism.
  • The business can be lucrative. One practitioner reports working 15 hours a day and earning $14,000 a month.
  • Demand tends to rise after terrorist attacks.
  • American TV shows such as Fox’s The Exorcist also drive inquiries.

Read more on The Economist.