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Update: Catholic leaders dismiss lawsuit after Eucharistic Host returned
2014.08.22 - 12:00am - KFOR
Officials with the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that the consecrated Host at the center of a controversial event has been returned.

A satanic group plans to have a ‘black mass’ next month and said they would reconsecrate a stolen Eucharistic Host as part of the ceremony. read more...
Most teenagers think internet pornography is damaging, poll finds
2014.08.22 - 12:00am - Guardian
Internet pornography is having a damaging impact on young people's views about sex and puts pressure on girls to look and act a certain way, according to a poll of 500 British teenagers.

Eight out of 10 18-year-olds surveyed by the thinktank IPPR felt it was too easy to accidentally view explicit images while surfing the internet, while 72% said pornography led to unrealistic views about sex. read more...
America is rejecting abortion because pro-lifers are having more children: study
2014.08.22 - 12:00am - LifeSiteNews
According to a new Northwestern University study, American attitudes about abortion are trending more conservatively than other contentious social issues, a phenomenon the authors credit to the simple fact that pro-lifers have more kids.

“We find evidence that the abortion attitudes have lagged behind a liberalizing trend of other correlated attitudes,” the authors wrote. Using GSS data collected between 1977 and 2010, “We test[ed] the hypothesis that the comparatively high fertility of pro-life individuals has led to a more pro-life population.” read more...
BREAKING: Archbishop Coakley Files Lawsuit Against Black Mass Organizers
2014.08.21 - 12:00am - National Catholic Register
Attorneys for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City filed a lawsuit at noon today to stop the satanic black mass that organizers are planning to stage next month in the Oklahoma City Civic Center Music Hall.

The lawsuit asks the Oklahoma County Sheriff‘s Office to retrieve the consecrated host that the event‘s organizers claim to have, and return it to Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul Coakley. The lawsuit also argues that the consecrated host was obtained under fraudulent circumstances, and thus it must be returned to the archdiocese. read more...
Catholic couple fined $13,000 for refusing to host same-sex 'wedding' at their farm
2014.08.21 - 12:00am - LifeSiteNews
The New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) has ruled that the Roman Catholic owners of an Albany-area farm violated the civil rights of a lesbian couple when they declined to host the couple’s same-sex “marriage” ceremony in 2012.

Robert and Cynthia Gifford, who own and operate Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke, were ordered by DHR Judge Migdalia Pares and Commissioner Helen Diane Foster to pay $10,000 in fines to the state and an additional $3,000 in damages to the lesbian couple, Jennie McCarthy and Melissa Erwin for “mental pain and suffering.” read more...
Huntsville waives zoning rules, allows abortion facility to open next to middle school
2014.08.21 - 12:00am - LifeSiteNews
The city of Huntsville has ruled that an abortion facility will remain open and be able to relocate next door to a middle school, although the waiver it is using to get around city ordinances was granted to another owner for another kind of business 16 years ago.

In a controversial 3-2 decision, the Huntsville Board of Zoning Adjustment on Tuesday night voted to uphold a city manager’s previous decision to issue a building permit to a local abortion clinic that wants to relocate to a larger facility across the street from a middle school. In response, local pro-life activists have threatened to sue, arguing that a conditional zoning waiver granted to the building’s original owners in 1998 should not apply to the abortionists, who plan to use it for a totally different purpose. read more...