Why isn't exorcism as popular as it was in the old days?

the reason i can think of is because a lot of the things that could be described as demons in the body can be explained more rationally now (ie mental illness, seizures etc)

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the reason i can think of is because a lot of the things that could be described as demons in the body can be explained more rationally now (ie mental illness, seizures etc) due to more knowledge of these illnesses and

less religious superstition.

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Although exorcisms are on the rise and a good many priests are now being trained to perform them. It's critical, though, to distinguish between what is and what is not a true demonic possession and that requires formal training in discernment.