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Belle Plaine faces devil of a lawsuit

Belle Plaine faces devil of a lawsuit

| May 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Almost two years after being denied a spot for a satanic-themed veterans memorial in the city of Belle Plaine, the Satanic Temple is suing the city.

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Belle Plaine council nixes religious memorials; priest says decision caves to Satanic Temple

Belle Plaine council nixes religious memorials; priest says decision caves to Satanic Temple

| July 20, 2017 | 5 Comments

Two days after hundreds of people — many of them Catholic — from around the country descended on Belle Plaine to protest the installation of a Satanic memorial in the city’s veterans park, the city council voted unanimously July 17 to rescind a designation that made a portion of the park available for monument commissions from any religious group.

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Belle Plaine Catholics lead resistance to Satanic Temple veterans monument

Belle Plaine Catholics lead resistance to Satanic Temple veterans monument

| June 14, 2017 | 36 Comments

“You’re invoking Satan,” Adkins said. “We’ve come to a point in society, a post-Christian society, where someone could invoke the name of Satan and even put a monument in the town square — and we’re not talking Uptown, we’re talking Belle Plaine — and that basically there is no public outcry. Traditionally, Christians have understood that when you invoke demons, you’re cursing yourself and your community.”

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Christians express concerns over proposed Satanic memorial in Belle Plaine

Christians express concerns over proposed Satanic memorial in Belle Plaine

| June 6, 2017 | 126 Comments

Father Brian Lynch presented serious issues with the proposed Satanic memorial for Belle Plaine’s Veterans Memorial Park at the community’s city council meeting June 5.

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Full day of confessions an opportunity for mercy, priests say

Full day of confessions an opportunity for mercy, priests say

| February 11, 2016 | 5 Comments

An extended opportunity for the sacrament of reconciliation will begin at the Cathedral of St. Paul in St. Paul and Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis at noon March 4 and last until noon March 5 as part of 24 Hours for the Lord, a worldwide Year of Mercy event backed by Pope Francis.

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