Occupy Wall Street Protesters, Even in Churches, Can’t Escape Watch of Police – NYTimes.com

19 Nov

Several area churches have been sheltering protesters in the days since the city banned sleeping in Zuccotti Park, and church officials said they were alarmed by the idea that the police might be monitoring their conduct.

“It is disconcerting that they would actually enter the sanctuary,” said the Rev. James Karpen, known as Reverend K, senior pastor of the United Methodist Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew, on West 86th Street. “Here we had offered hospitality and safety, which is our business as a church; it just felt invasive.”

via Occupy Wall Street Protesters, Even in Churches, Can’t Escape Watch of Police – NYTimes.com.

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