Edward Hughes (exorcist)
Father Edward Albert Hughes (August 28, 1918 - October 12, 1980) was a Roman Catholic priest who served as an assistant pastor from June 16, 1948 to June 18, 1960 at St. James Church in Mt. Rainier, Maryland. He was best known for his participation in the Exorcism of Roland Doe.
In 1973, Father Hughes returned to St. James Church and became pastor until his death of a heart attack on October 12, 1980.
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- Thomas B. Allen (11 November 2013), Possessed: The True Story of an Exorcism, BookCountry, ISBN 978-1-4630-0367-8
- Washington Times, "Writers exorcise fiction from tale of demon possession, `Exorcist' based on saga of PG boy," October 12, 2000.
- Los Angeles Times, "Metamorphosis of 'The Exorcist'," Robert R. Kirsch, July 29, 1974, page E8.
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