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Protestor enters sanctuary during US bishops’ Mass

November 15, 2016

As the US bishops celebrated Mass at St. Peter Claver Church, an African-American parish in West Baltimore, a protestor walked into the sanctuary, kissed the altar, and held up a banner that said, “Stop persecuting gays,” according to observers.

Blogger Rocco Palmo identified the protestor as Roy Bourgeois, a onetime Maryknoll priest who was excommunicated and subsequently laicized.


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  • Posted by: Bveritas2322 - Nov. 15, 2016 4:11 PM ET USA

    Homosexual persecutors calling their persecuted victim (the Church) a persecutor seems to fit these Orwellian times.

  • Posted by: ElizabethD - Nov. 15, 2016 9:05 AM ET USA

    Roy Bourgeois popping up is basically a punch line isn't it?