Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Police sent in

to remove protesting parishioners; arrests made.

There were tears, anger and arrests outside of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, where two people have been taken away in handcuffs after police moved in to remove the protesting parishioners

Video: Watch the Story One of them is author and parishioner Poppy Z. Brite.

“I’m having a wonderful time,” Brite said as she was taken away in handcuffs. “I’m serving my church. I’m saving my church.”

"It was necessary for the police to break-in to Our Lady of Good Counsel because those inside refused entrance to either archdiocesan representatives or the police," said Sarah Comiskey, the spokeswoman for the Archdiocese.

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