Gallery: The Exorcist

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  1. Gisela Marulanda, 23, who claims to be possessed by spirits, participates in an exorcism ritual performed by Hermes Cifuentes (not pictured) in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  2. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism on Gisela Marulanda, 23, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  3. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism on Marleny Munoz, 55, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  4. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism on Gisela Marulanda, 23, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  5. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism ritual on Irma Beatriz (bottom), 46, and Marleny Munoz (top), 55, both who claim to be possessed by spirits, in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  6. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism on Marleny Munoz, 55, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  7. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism on Gisela Marulanda, 23, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  8. Hermes Cifuentes, called "Brother Hermes", performs an exorcism to Marleny Munoz, 55, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  9. Irma Beatriz, 46, who claims to be possessed by spirits, participates in an exorcism ritual performed by Hermes Cifuentes (not pictured) in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  10. Irma Beatriz, 46, who claims to be possessed by spirits, holds an egg and a cross during an exorcism ritual performed by Hermes Cifuentes in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
  11. Some crosses, lemons, an egg and a candle, are elements used during an exorcism. Photo: AFP
  12. Hermes Cifuentes, who is also known as "Brother Hermes", prays after performing an exorcism on Gisela Marulanda, 23, who claims to be possessed by spirits in La Cumbre, Valle. Photo: Reuters
 

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