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Satanic Temple announces launch of ‘After School Satan Club’ at Connecticut elementary school

Nov 14, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The club will launch Dec. 1 at Lebanon Elementary School after a federal judge ruled that a middle school in... Read more

Mischief Madness, a staff member at the convention, wears a custom-decorated mask with a pentagram on it at Satan Con in Boston, Massachusetts, on April 28, 2023.

Satanic Temple loses lawsuit against Indiana pro-life law

Oct 27, 2023

By Daniel Payne

District Court Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson tossed out the lawsuit, claiming that the Satanic Temple had failed to show it had... Read more


Judge orders PA district to allow After School Satan Club to meet on school grounds

May 4, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The preliminary injunction remains in effect until The Satanic Temple’s ACLU-backed lawsuit can be decided in court. Read more

St. Michael the Archangel.

Call to ‘intense’ prayer: Boston Archdiocese responds to Satanic Temple’s convention

Apr 20, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The Archdiocese of Boston is responding to the Satanic Temple’s upcoming “SatanCon” event in Boston. Read more

The golden-horned female statue titled “NOW” was made by Pakistani-born artist Shahzia Sikander.

How the ‘satanic’ New York City courthouse statue is all about abortion

Jan 28, 2023

By Peter Pinedo, Zelda Caldwell

The artist created the statue as a homage to the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a lament over the... Read more

Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City Missouri.

Would-be Satanists again fail to make case against Missouri abortion law

Jun 11, 2020

A federal appellate court has dismissed a second lawsuit filed by a member of the Satanic Temple against Missouri’s informed... Read more

Sign outside the Internal Revenue Service building in downtown Washington, DC.

IRS grants Satanic Temple recognition as a 'church'

Apr 25, 2019

A satanic group has announced they have been granted recognition as a church by the Internal Revenue Service.  Read more

Satanic Temple loses abortion religious freedom case in Missouri

Feb 14, 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge against an informed consent abortion law from a self-described Satanic Temple... Read more

The Satanic Temple at Sundance: mockumentary or documentary?

Jan 30, 2019

By Kevin J. Jones

The Satanic Temple shocked Catholics when it scheduled a purported black mass at Harvard University in 2014.  Read more

Satanic Temple sues to end Missouri pro-life laws

Jan 24, 2018

Pro-life laws in Missouri have drawn the ire of members of the Satanic Temple, which has filed a lawsuit claiming... Read more

Crimson banners hang outside Memorial Church on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 6, 2012.

Satanic black mass 'postponed indefinitely' amid outcry

May 12, 2014

By Michelle La Rosa, Adelaide Mena

A satanic black mass re-enactment being planned by a student group at Harvard University has been ‘postponed indefinitely’ and will... Read more

Harvard black mass raises questions about application of tolerance

May 12, 2014

By Michelle La Rosa

Harvard University’s acceptance of a satanic black mass re-enactment on campus raises larger questions of tolerance and whether it is... Read more

The satanic service is scheduled to take place in Queen's Head Pub in the basement of Memorial Hall at Harvard.

Priest sees deluge of support against Harvard 'black mass'

May 8, 2014

By Michelle La Rosa

A Harvard chaplain says a student group's plans to re-enact a satanic black mass on campus has elicited a strong... Read more

Crimson banners hang outside Memorial Church on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 6, 2012.

Harvard 'black mass' event met with shock, outcry

May 8, 2014

A Harvard student group’s plans to re-enact a satanic black mass on campus has prompted outrage from Catholics who say... Read more