Candido Amantini (January 31, 1914 – September 22, 1992), was the Italian Roman Catholic Passionist Priest Rev. Fr. Candido of the Immaculate, C.P., a Master Exorcist, spiritual director and confessor. For thirty-six years as Fr. Amantini he was Rome's chief exorcist. Stationed at the Church of the Holy Staircase, he often saw 60 to 80 people per day. He also taught Sacred Scripture and Moral Theology. He wrote a book entitled Il Mistero di Maria, about the Virgin Mary.