The Satanic Temple Will Conduct ‘Reenactment’ of Satanic Black Mass at Harvard University – May 9, 2014
From the article:
Harvard University – one of America’s most elite institutions – will host the reenactment of a Satanic Black Mass on May 12th. The event will be conducted by the Satanic Temple whose representatives will provide narration on the academic and historical aspects of a Satanic Mass.
From the President of Harvard
Statement on ‘Black Mass’
A statement by President Drew Faust
The reenactment of a ‘black mass’ planned by a student group affiliated with the Harvard Extension School challenges us to reconcile the dedication to free expression at the heart of a university with our commitment to foster a community based on civility and mutual understanding. Vigorous and open discussion and debate are essential to the pursuit of knowledge, and we must uphold these values even in the face of controversy. Freedom of expression, as Justice Holmes famously said long ago, protects not only free thought for those who agree with us but freedom for the thought that we hate….