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A letter from Bishop Slattery: Countering with prayer the proposed Black Mass in Oklahoma City
2014.08.14 - 9:00am - Most Rev. Edward J. Slattery
My Dear People:As has been widely reported, a Satanic Black Mass has been scheduled for September 21 in Oklahoma City’s Civic Center. As a part of Satanic worship, a Black Mass attempts to invert the action and meaning of the Eucharist in order to mock Christ’s sacrifice and worship Satan through an orgiastic ritual of pain and perversion. It blasphemes everything which we hold as sacred and redemptive; and the spiritual dangers it poses ought not be dismissed. Since the Civic Center has not responded positively to the pleas of the archbishop of Oklahoma City not to host this event in a taxpayer supported public venue, I am asking the faithful Catholics in the Diocese of Tulsa to fight this blasphemy through prayer and fasting:

1. Please keep the nine days prior to the Feast of the Assumption as an extraordinary period of prayer and penance. I am asking every Catholic to abstain from all meat and meat products from August 6 through the 14th. I am also asking that you consecrate your hunger with a daily recitation of a decade of the rosary and the familiar Prayer to Saint Michael. Printed copies of these prayers are available in the bulletin and at the entrances of the church. Be strong and encourage your friends to also be strong. read more...
Planned Parenthood Counselor to Teen: 'Anything' Sexual Is Normal 'As Long as It's Consensual'
2014.08.14 - 12:00am - Breitbart
A fourth video in a series from pro-life group Live Action exposes a Planned Parenthood facility in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area encouraging an undercover investigator -- who the counselor believes to be a fifteen-year old girl -- to engage in high-risk sexual practices, including bondage and sadomasochism (BDSM).

The Planned Parenthood counselor claims that "anything within the sexual world is normal as long as it's consensual," and that if the “teen’s” sex partner "wants to try something that... is gonna cause you harm or pain, and you're okay with that, that's a completely different thing than [sic] if he wants to try something to do that you're not okay with[.]" read more...
Anti-abortion activists seek legal precedent, damages from Portland
2014.08.14 - 12:00am - Portland Press Herald
Anti-abortion activists won their fight to have the city of Portland lift its 39-foot no-protest zone around a Portland clinic that provides abortions, but several who sued the city over the buffer say that is not enough.

The activists said they still want a federal court to award them money, as little as $1 in “damages,” to set a legal precedent and to show that the city ordinance infringed upon their constitutional rights. read more...
'My son has Down's syndrome and I wouldn't swap a thing about him'
2014.08.14 - 12:00am - BBC
I have been saddened by the recent coverage of baby Gammy, a child with Down's syndrome born to a Thai surrogate. It shocked me that we still attach a value to people's lives. We are talking about twin babies here. Twins, who shared a womb for nine months and share the same birthday. Yet the way they have been treated has been very different. read more...
'Mr. District Attorney': The Case of the Missing Moral Fiber
2014.08.13 - 9:00am - Michael Hichborn
Growing up, the thing I looked forward to most, every week, was the broadcast of old-time radio shows from 7-11 p.m. Sunday evenings. I grew up listening to the Jack Benny Program, The Shadow, Gunsmoke, Fibber McGee and Molly, Dragnet, Suspense, and many, many others.  

My interest in old-time radio fed a growing fascination that I had about the difference between my grandparents’ generation and my own. Somehow, in those old shows, women seemed more feminine and men seemed more manly. But what really stood out were the many references to God, the practice of good manners, and an unambiguous moral fiber that was so absent from the TV shows I saw at that time in the 1980s. No one questioned the rightness or wrongness of any particular action; right was right, and wrong was evil. And evil acts were to be punished. read more...
Obama, Biden promote homosexual agenda at African summit
2014.08.13 - 12:00am - LifeSiteNews
Neither the Ebola outbreak nor the ongoing Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria prevented U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden from raising the issue of homosexuality during last week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington. The American leaders, along with other current and former Obama administration officials, capitalized on economic concerns to encourage African leaders to expand legal protections and privileges for homosexuals and call for cultural acceptance of homosexuality. read more...