- Jul 9, 2020
The Satanic Temple has appealed a judge’s decision ruling the city of Scottsdale did not discriminate against the temple when city officials blocked the group from giving an invocation before a council meeting in 2016.
One long-time exorcist has sounded the alarm over an uptick in what he said is an aggressive increase in Satanism among young people, which he insists is due in part to the rapid growth of cultural secularism and a lack of strong role models.
About 200 people, most clutching a rosary, held a prayer vigil as a satanic black mass occurred Aug. 17 at a heavy metal club in the Canadian capital.
A Satanic Temple member who won the right to open a regional Alaska government meeting declared “Hail Satan” during her first invocation, prompting about a dozen officials and attendees to walk out.
The Massachusetts-based Satanic Temple is suing a Minnesota city for withdrawing permission for a satanic monument two years ago, when local government officials got tangled in a debate over religious symbols in public places.