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Satanic Mass Organizers: Catholic Outcry Paranoid, Intolerant
Catholic News Agency ^ | 5/9/14 | Michelle Bauman

Posted on 05/11/2014 9:34:11 AM PDT by marshmallow

Cambridge, Mass., May 9, 2014 / 12:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Harvard student group organizing a re-enactment of a satanic black mass on campus has dismissed Catholic critics, calling their views arrogant and their objections ignorant and intolerant.

“Satanists have a ritual that they perform for their own affirmative reasons,” the Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club told CNA May 8, adding that these reasons “currently have absolutely nothing to do with Catholicism beyond the symbols themselves.”

“Offense is anachronistic and based on intolerance and ignorance about the practice (of) Satanism.”

The club has faced controversy since it announced its plans to host a re-enactment of a satanic black mass on campus May 12. It described the ceremony as an educational event that is part of a larger series exploring various cultural practices.

The group said objections that have been raised to event are “closed-minded,” arguing that it is “paranoia” to think the satanic rituals and practices are designed to degrade the Catholic faith.

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1 posted on 05/11/2014 9:34:11 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

They’re right. Why would anyone in owebama’s America object to a group of people who embrace and celebrate evil? Its the new American way...


2 posted on 05/11/2014 9:36:34 AM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: marshmallow

Actually a Satanic mass is quite fitting for that cesspool posing as a school considering how every problem this nation faces today is a direct result of its graduates.


3 posted on 05/11/2014 9:36:57 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: marshmallow

“satanic mass”...isn’t that what they called hope and change’ 7 years ago? I guess they re-named it now, huh?


4 posted on 05/11/2014 9:39:15 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: marshmallow
Satanists decry "God in their face" (whatever that means). Are they paranoid and intolerant?
5 posted on 05/11/2014 9:41:59 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: marshmallow
A Harvard student group organizing a re-enactment of a satanic black mass on campus has dismissed Catholic critics, calling their views arrogant and their objections ignorant and intolerant.

Considering they worship the father of lies, I think this should be granted all the credibility it is due. About three notches below Jay Carney.

6 posted on 05/11/2014 9:42:43 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: marshmallow

Next comes ritual witch burning.


7 posted on 05/11/2014 9:42:44 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: marshmallow

What’s the big deal? Harvard gave us Obama and Elizabeth Warren among others.


8 posted on 05/11/2014 9:44:13 AM PDT by all the best (sat`~!)
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To: marshmallow

Talk all they want.They gave an invitation to Satan.That’s all Lucifer needs.


9 posted on 05/11/2014 9:44:47 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: marshmallow

Let’s be intolerant of evil.


10 posted on 05/11/2014 9:44:53 AM PDT by Williams
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To: marshmallow

It’s hard to believe just how screwed up this country has become. Other countries are beginning to look better than this one, including former communist nations. The leftist strain of insanity (and this is insanity. years ago, this would have landed you in a mental institution), has destroyed America.

It’s why, more than any other issue, the 2nd Amendment is vital. If they EVER try to take that, start shooting. Without guns, this can all be imposed upon you to a greater extent. As long as you have your firearms, you can deliver justice in a land of injustice.


11 posted on 05/11/2014 9:45:39 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: marshmallow

Didn’t they disqualify our candidate for Senate in Delaware because her boyfriend brought her to something like this?

Oh


12 posted on 05/11/2014 9:47:10 AM PDT by Williams
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To: marshmallow

These satanists need to have their pictures and identities clearly posted on many internet sites.


13 posted on 05/11/2014 9:48:36 AM PDT by allendale
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To: marshmallow

Generally, when you embrace such twisted evil, you end up with exactly what you ask for. May this experience be full of “life lessons” for these monsters...


14 posted on 05/11/2014 9:48:51 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: marshmallow

They’re projecting their own intolerance and paranoia. The point of a black mass is to denigrate Christianity.


15 posted on 05/11/2014 9:48:57 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: marshmallow
Satanists do not believe in Satan as an actual person

They keep on playing with the occult and it won't be long before they find out how wrong they were!

16 posted on 05/11/2014 9:49:38 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: marshmallow

Christians who are objecting to this blasphemy are trying to warn these sinners:
“Be not deceived. God is not mocked. Whatever a man sows, that he will reap. (Galatians 6:7)
“How much worse punishment will be deserved by one who has trampled under foot the Son of God, and has tread as on unholy thing the blood of the covenant and who has insulted the Sprit of grace?…It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” (Hebrews 10:29,31)


17 posted on 05/11/2014 9:51:35 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Actually a Satanic mass is quite fitting for that cesspool posing as a school considering how every problem this nation faces today is a direct result of its graduates.

I was thinking the same thing.

After the destruction that they have wreaked on our country, a black mass celebration is entirely appropriate on their part.

18 posted on 05/11/2014 9:52:07 AM PDT by oldbrowser (This looks like a make it or break it point for America.)
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To: txrefugee

Sorry…it should read “treated as an unholy thing”. (Apple seems to be possessed by Satan.)


19 posted on 05/11/2014 9:56:12 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: marshmallow

Absolutely correct. I am 100% intolerant of the evil left and their love affair with Satan.


20 posted on 05/11/2014 9:56:40 AM PDT by Obadiah (Always remember that you're unique. Just like everyone else.)
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To: Don Corleone

**Next comes ritual witch burning.**

Or will it be the government support persecution of Christians — starting with the Catholic?


21 posted on 05/11/2014 9:58:24 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

government supported persecution of Christians


22 posted on 05/11/2014 9:59:38 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: marshmallow

Maybe these idiots should try putting on a Minstrel show instead. Would the reaction of the Blacks on campus and in the community be intolerant as well?


23 posted on 05/11/2014 10:01:59 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: marshmallow

“Satanists have a ritual that they perform for their own affirmative reasons,”

Their ignorance of history and of ritual Satanism is quite astonishing. The whole ritual of the Black Mass is a negative assertion and blasphemy of the Catholic Mass. Where do they think the name came from? There is nothing positive about it. It is all designed to be a twisting and negating of the true Mass.


24 posted on 05/11/2014 10:04:37 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: marshmallow

I really deplore the exposure of this. I dread the platform this publicity brings into the American home, via prime time TV news. Providing these lovers of evil the platform to establish what satanism is, and is not, is sickening.

I believe I prefer open, bloody, hand to hand combat rather than the drip, drip, drip of endless discussion and the intellectual crap consideration pundits get to bring to the camera and the wickedness the media gets to promote by even covering this.

Too much information has given rise to our collapse. Nothing is sacred. All truth has to be counter balanced to the point of evaporation. America is suffering the throes of its obvious evaporation.


25 posted on 05/11/2014 10:04:58 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: marshmallow
Harvard's 1646 charter stated its purpose.

Let every student be plainly instructed, and earnestly pressed to consider well, the maine end of his life and studies is, to know God and Jesus Christ which is eternal life (John 17:3) and therefore to lay Christ in the bottome, as the only foundation of all sound knowledge and Learning. And seeing the Lord only giveth wisdom, Let every one seriously set himself by prayer in secret to seek it of him (Prov. 2:3).

(spelled as in the charter)

How far have fallen?

26 posted on 05/11/2014 10:06:42 AM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: marshmallow

Just another instance of evil being celebrated while good is condemned as “intolerant”.


27 posted on 05/11/2014 10:09:41 AM PDT by DesScorp
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Actually a Satanic mass is quite fitting for that cesspool posing as a school considering how every problem this nation faces today is a direct result of its graduates.

Standing and applauding!

28 posted on 05/11/2014 10:12:07 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Former Fetus

Satan does not need to manifest as a physical body in order to inflict great harm. Both good and evil are forces of energy, like electricity. You can chose to draw from one life energy source over the other. Some are foolish enough and weak enough to worship the power of the dark side, the type who praise Charles Manson or defend Dr. Gosnell the abortionist. God gave us all a free will as sentient beings, higher than snails and bacteria. Chose evil at your own peril. Often, he who lives by the Devil, is eventually destroyed or absorbed by the Devil.


29 posted on 05/11/2014 10:14:24 AM PDT by lee martell
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To: marshmallow

It’s Assachusetts...why is everyone surprised?


30 posted on 05/11/2014 10:15:10 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Actually a Satanic mass is quite fitting for that cesspool posing as a school considering how every problem this nation faces today is a direct result of its graduates.

Ah, Harvard caused "every problem" our country faces today.

I learn something new every day on FR. LOL

31 posted on 05/11/2014 10:18:58 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane
Ah, Harvard caused "every problem" our country faces today.

That sums it up...keep your ears open, and see how many times 'Harvard' gets mentioned on cable news and other outlets...

32 posted on 05/11/2014 10:21:23 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (Yehovah saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: marshmallow

So these little dumbunnies want to use Catholic symbols in an offensive way and then expect no one to say anything? Aren’t these the same people who last week were offended by people eating tacos? There is no logic here to argue with. Instead what these people need is a huge, feet-off-the-ground atomic wedgie.


33 posted on 05/11/2014 10:23:05 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: lee martell

And Satan can be a person without having a physical body. I am not sure what Satanist believe about Satan, and honestly I don’t care to know. But messing with the occult opens them to demonic possession. That’s all I meant.


34 posted on 05/11/2014 10:30:38 AM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: marshmallow

Well, OF COURSE, it is meant to mock Catholics!

If it were called “Satanic Worship & Praise Service”, it would be mocking Evangelicals.(And I WOULD be offended! :-))

If It were called “Satanic Beit Hamidrash”, it would be mocking Jews.(I’d be offended at that, too!)

If it were called “Satanic Dojo”, it would be mocking Karate.

If it were called “Satanic Friday prayers” it would be mocking islam.

But no. It’s called a “Black Mass”.

So I would think that my Catholic Brothers and Sisters have a right to be offended.


35 posted on 05/11/2014 10:48:29 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: marshmallow

They follow the voice that they know.


36 posted on 05/11/2014 10:54:56 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: lastchance

It is all designed to be a twisting and negating of the true Mass.

...sort of like a Novus Ordo Youth Mass...


37 posted on 05/11/2014 11:07:29 AM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: Viennacon

As long as you have your firearms, you can deliver justice in a land of injustice.

...should you open fire of government troops, you can expect to be dead in nanoseconds...


38 posted on 05/11/2014 11:09:26 AM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: marshmallow

Ramirez was infamously dubbed the "Night Stalker" by the news media. He used a wide variety of weapons, including handguns, knives, a machete, a tire iron, and a hammer. Ramirez, who was an avowed Satanist, never expressed any remorse for his crimes. The judge who upheld his thirteen death sentences remarked that Ramirez's deeds exhibited "cruelty, callousness, and viciousness beyond any human understanding".
39 posted on 05/11/2014 11:11:44 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: IrishBrigade

So said the anti-revolutionaries way back when.


40 posted on 05/11/2014 11:15:17 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Oddly Ramirez died in his cell of a case of jaundice, not in the chair or the gas chamber as he should have.


41 posted on 05/11/2014 11:35:12 AM PDT by CorporateStepsister (I am NOT going to force a man to make my dreams come true)
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To: CorporateStepsister
The Night Stalker's Groupies - 1990 KRON 4 Report
42 posted on 05/11/2014 11:40:01 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“Actually a Satanic mass is quite fitting for that cesspool posing as a school considering how every problem this nation faces today is a direct result of its graduates.”

And hardly surprising within an Archdiocese which presents an award in honor of Jack Connors (Obama fundraiser and financial supporter of pro-abortion causes). Spiritual warfare has been abandoned in favor of appeasement to the spirit of the world.

“Boston Archdiocese Giving Award in Honor of Obama Fundraiser
For those who missed it, the Boston Archdiocese just announced they will be giving out an award on Oct 9 named in honor of Archdiocesan Finance Council member and Obama fundraiser, Jack Connors, Jr, who also financially supports pro-abortion causes. There are several aspects of this award and honor that Boston Catholics should be concerned about. Read on....”

http://bostoncatholicinsider.wordpress.com/2012/10/08/boston-archdiocese-giving-award-in-honor-of-obama-fundraiser/


43 posted on 05/11/2014 11:44:08 AM PDT by BlatherNaut
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To: marshmallow
God vs. Satan: picking the wrong side could be very costly.
44 posted on 05/11/2014 11:53:48 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: Former Fetus

I was taught at an young age that the occult is not a toy or a game-that evil can be called on, and can be responsible for bad things, and to leave that stuff alone or be prepared for terrible consequences.

But I don’t suppose it ever occurred to anyone in charge of this idiocy at Harvard that maybe acting out the calling up of Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, lord of the flies, or whatever is a bad idea that could do harm to gullible students?

We ask for God’s blessings, and his intervention into our lives when we pray, with or without a rosary or at an altar, whether on our knees alone, or at work with other people. Anyone foolish enough to do the same with the personification of all that is evil deserves whatever they get...


45 posted on 05/11/2014 12:30:45 PM PDT by Texan5 ("You've got to saddle up your boys, you've got to draw a hard line"...)
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To: left that other site

And all of us, Christian and Jews, Catholics and Protestants, ought to stand up together against such a mockery!


46 posted on 05/11/2014 1:31:40 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: Former Fetus

I agree. I have great solidarity with Our Christian Brethren whose faith is being mocked.

Perhaps a thing like this will bring us together against the REAL enemy!

:-)


47 posted on 05/11/2014 1:33:33 PM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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48 posted on 05/11/2014 1:35:00 PM PDT by narses (Matthew 7:6. He appears to have made up his mind let him live with the consequences.)
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To: CorporateStepsister

Not even that. He died at Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California, after 23 years on death row.


49 posted on 05/11/2014 1:35:21 PM PDT by Former Fetus (Saved by grace through faith)
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To: marshmallow
Fellas, don’t pee on my shoes and tell me it’s raining, okay? And don’t say you're going to have a Satanic parody of a Catholic Mass (with a for-reals consecrated Host...nah, jk, it’s just an unconsecrated wafer...or is it?...Really, guys? I believe you all should get your butts kicked for that little bit of cutesy-wutesiness alone) and then pull out the paranoid-bigot card when the Catholics tell you you’re sacrilegious either way, we’re just haggling over how much. Really, never mind us Catholics. The Puritans who founded Harvard thought we were the Whore of Babylon, and I guarantee you they’d be no happier over Satanic services going on in Cambridge than we are. Seriously, stop this nonsense. If committing sacrilege doesn’t bother you, this should: As Terrence Howard said in “Four Brothers”, you keep knocking on the devil’s door long enough, sooner or later, somebody gonna answer you.
50 posted on 05/11/2014 3:05:45 PM PDT by RichInOC (...your newest purveyor of wit, laughter and the Popish creed.)
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