The St. Louis exorcism of 1949: the real-life inspiration for ‘The Exorcist’

The St. Louis exorcism of 1949: the real-life inspiration for ‘The Exorcist’
On April 18, 1949, at Verhagen Hall at St. Louis University a priest just back from a year of study at Harvard completed an exorcism after hearing a diabolical laugh
News story posted on 2022-04-19T20:21:00.0000000Z