Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Paul Coakley’

Exorcism performed after black Mass in US civic building

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

The Catholic Archbishop of Oklahoma City and a priest have performed prayers of exorcism in a civic building after a black Mass was held there. Archbishop Paul Coakley said he learned that some patrons of Oklahoma City’s Civic Center were troubled and anxious about the possible after-effects of the September 21 black Mass. “From the Read more

Outrage at planned black Mass in US municipal building

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Catholics in the United States are outraged that local government officials in Oklahoma City have approved a Satanic Black Mass in a city building. The event, scheduled for September 21 in the Oklahoma City Center Music Hall, will involve the desecration of a consecrated host taken illicitly from a Catholic Church. The Black Mass will Read more

US archbishop says botched execution shows brutality of death penalty

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

An American archbishop says a botched execution of a prisoner in Oklahoma underscores the brutality of the death penalty. Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City said this after an attempt to execute convicted killer Clayton Lockett by lethal injection on April 29. A combination of three lethal drugs was being used in the state for Read more