So many people are needing their demons exorcised, the Vatican recently had to put on a dedicated "exorcist training convention".
Recent scandals involving pastors have prompted calls for greater oversight of their churches, but critics are cynical about the likelihood of reform.
More than 200,000 Brazilian women go to hospitals annually with complications following abortions. Many of them die and many others don't seek help at all, fearing arrest.
Andrew Keegan, of 10 Things I Hate About You fame, recently started a church in Venice Beach, California. We visited it to find out why he swapped his acting career to lead a religion.
You can have Pastor Amblin's snakes when you pry them from his cold, dead hands.