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Prayer for Deliverance from the Tyranny of Evil
Prayer Booklet

The Prayer Against Satan and the Rebellious Angels, published by order of Pope Leo XIII, is a prayer that can be said to curb the power of the devil and prevent him from doing harm. Its use is recommended whenever demonic activity is suspected. It was intended to be used by a priest, and could be used as a solemn exorcism to expel demons, but only when said in the original Latin and only by a priest with a Bishop’s permission.

Although the original English translation of the prayer could be used privately by any person, the prayer can be dangerous—and may even lead to a person’s possession by demons—when lay individuals try to command a demon through their own personal power.

Accordingly, I have made an adapted version of the prayer than can be said safely by anyone in need of protection and deliverance from demonic oppression.



If you know that demons are real and not just a figmant of our imagination, then prayers of protection from demonic influence must be a constant part of your daily prayer.
You do not have to fear demons if you repent your sins, pray constantly for deliverance from evil, and, in accordance with the traditions of the Christian faith, live a life of chastity, modesty, humility, and detachment from worldly pleasures.




Prayer for Deliverance from the Tyranny of Evil

IN the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

AINT Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle; be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray, and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.

IET God arise; let His enemies be scattered. Let those who hate Him flee before Him. As smoke is blown away, so will they be blown away; like wax that melts before the fire, so the wicked shall perish at the presence of God.

I Lord, hear my prayer.
And let my cry come unto You.

IORD holy Father, almighty eternal God, I beseech You to deliver me by Your power from the tyranny of the infernal spirits; from their snares, lies, and furious wickedness; and from their foul grip of addictions, irreverence, immodesty, lust, anger, and hatred. Deign, O Lord, to grant me the mighty protection of the heavenly powers who revere and serve our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, and may Your blessing be upon me always. Amen.

From the deadly snares of the devil,
deliver me, O Lord.
That You may drive away from me all infernal oppression,
I beseech You to hear me.
That I may serve You in purity, peace, and freedom from the tyranny of evil,
grant this, O Lord.


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