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REFLECTION: Which black lives matter?

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, Oklahoma City The genesis of the Black Lives Matter movement was moral outrage over the ill-treatment of young black men at the hands of police officers. Undoubtedly, the powder-keg moment was the shocking death of George Floyd this past May in Minneapolis. His death has sparked both peaceful protests demanding justice […]

State Question 790 – Helping ‘the least of these’ while healing the past

By Paul S. Coakley, Archbishop of Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY – In all the turmoil surrounding the presidential election, many people overlook the fact that there are a number of other very important elections on the ballot in November as well. These could have profound effects on the lives of many Oklahomans, especially the neediest. […]

Fall 2017: Cristo Rey Catholic High School will open in Oklahoma City

Staff Report The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced Thursday (August 4) that Cristo Rey Oklahoma City Catholic High School will open in fall 2017. The school will offer families with new educational opportunities and an affordable and transformative educational option. Opening in a leased space at OSU-OKC located at 900 N. Portland Ave., the school’s […]

Oklahomans respond to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on lethal injection protocols

by Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocols are constitutional. Responses from Oklahomans were sharply divided. Governor Mary Fallin commented on the majority opinion in Glossip v. Gross: “The Constitution is clearly not intended to prohibit the death penalty by lethal injection or […]

Defenders of traditional marriage lament Court’s controversial ‘Obergefell v. Hodges’ decision

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Defenders of traditional marriage on Friday (June 26) lamented the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision extending marriage rights to same-sex unions in all 50 states. The 5-4 vote in the case of ‘Obergefell v. Hodges‘ drew sharp criticism from faith community leaders who defend traditional marriage, and from […]

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