Sunday, May 17, 2020

PRIEST SUES PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR - SHOWS US HOW TO DO IT

“I am very disappointed that the public health director needs to be told that it is not OK to threaten an 87-year-old priest with jail if he so much as unlocked his church doors for anyone,” Young said.


Church sues town over virus order

ORANGE — Our Lady of Sorrows Church has sued the town health director, alleging that he overstepped his authority in canceling religious services in the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

The church and the Rev. Bernard Champagne filed the suit against Amir Mohammad in U.S. District Court.

Christian Young, an attorney with the Bridgeport law firm Cohen and Wolf, filed the lawsuit on behalf of the church. He said this is the first time in state history that government officials have ordered a church closed. CONTINUED

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1 comment:

  1. Jesus S.N. CepedaMay 17, 2020 at 4:22 PM

    Can we do the same here on Guam, I do believe that our Church-goers are intelligent enough to abide with the masking and social distancing directives, if they cann do it in the markets and other businesses?

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