Archbishop Paul Coakley

August 21, 2014

‘Black Masses’ and God’s Beloved Children

COMMENTARY: Mockery does not stop Jesus Christ — the Eternal Victor.

August 20, 2014

Archbishop Coakley Files Lawsuit Against Black Mass Organizers

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City filed the lawsuit at noon today, asserting that the organizers’ consecrated Host is Church property and was obtained fraudulently.

August 8, 2014

Prayers Urged as Black Mass Organizer Claims Consecrated Host

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City criticizes civic leaders for allowing the event ‘as if it were merely some sort of dark entertainment.’

July 23, 2014

Black Mass OK in OKC?

According to Oklahoma City officials, they can’t intercede to stop the Sept. 21 event because doing so would violate the First Amendment rights of the event’s Satanist organizers.

July 3, 2014

Archbishop Coakley Asks Oklahoma City Civic Center to Reconsider Black Mass

He said July 1 that the event is a ‘Satanic inversion and distortion of the most sacred beliefs not only of Catholics, but of all Christians.’

April 2, 2014

Oklahoma Catholics Speak Up for the Most Vulnerable

Catholic Advocacy Day allowed more than 60 laity, legislators, clergy and religious to meet with their legislators.

March 12, 2014

Group of 200 Catholic Employers Sues to Block HHS Mandate

The lawsuit, from an association that represents more than 19,000 employees nationwide, charges that the Affordable Care Act compels the violation of religious beliefs.

October 17, 2013

Oklahoma City Archbishop Unveils Five-Year Discipleship Plan

The shepherd of a diocese in the heart of the Bible Belt says the plan is a direct fruit of the Year of Faith.