In 2018 Fr. Thomas Hickey wrote a series of articles in his parish bulletin, all based on the work of Fr. Chad Ripperger, that analyzes the spirits of the past six generations and how those spirits have affected the Church.
These brief essays may or may not describe the church you are in.
They may or may not describe the persons sitting next to you in the pew.
They may or may not describe the persons living in your home.
They may or may not describe the person occupying your own shoes.
But we can assure you, the symptoms revealed in these essays exist in many churches… far too many churches. And the causes are not something that can be easily dismissed.
As an exorcist, Fr. Ripperger can vouch for the fact that demons are real, and that they have overtaken many churches, prelates, and many lay members of those churches.
As Fr. Ripperger notes, “It does not take a doctorate in moral or spiritual theology to recognize that the Church and the world are in a particularly bad state, morally and spiritually.”
Indeed. But there is hope. Read these articles for some insight into The Heart of the Matter.