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San Francisco police remove 'Occupy' protesters from vacant archdiocesan building

April 03, 2012

Police in San Francisco have removed a group of about 80 “Occupy” protesters who had taken over a building owned by the San Francisco archdiocese.

The protesters entered the 2-story building, belonging to Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory High, on April 2. A spokesman explained that there was “no reason why any building should be vacant when people have no housing,” and asked the archdiocese to accept the protesters to remain. But on April 3, police—acting on request from the archdiocese—entered to remove the group, arresting them on trespassing charges.


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  • Posted by: scotty - Apr. 03, 2012 10:12 PM ET USA

    Just so I understand correctly - this group of people broke into a building requesting 'assistance' from the Catholic Church that they love to bash? I wonder if any of them see the irony...