Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:17 PM
villager (23,695 posts)
Newtown Church Evacuated
St. Rose of Lima Church in Newtown has been evacuated. State police have responded to the church, according to NBC reporter Audrey Washington.
A noon mass was being held at the Roman Catholic Church at 46 Church Hill Road.
Witnesses at the mass said police entered the church and told parishioners that a threat had been made against the church and the surrounding area and that everyone had to leave immediately.
More than a dozen State Troopers armed with assault rifles entered a home next to the church, according to Washington.
Parishioners and news media were told to leave the church property.
Read more: http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Newtown-Church-Evactuated-183704271.html
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Response to UndahCovah (Reply #11)
Sun Dec 16, 2012, 07:56 PM
Posteritatis (18,807 posts)
14. Eh, a lot of fundies have a real hate on for Catholics
My money's on "random asshole who thinks he's being oh so edgy" though. Not everything is political.
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Sun Dec 16, 2012, 01:39 PM
hlthe2b (54,587 posts)
5. MSNBC is reporting "all clear" and nothing found...
Apparently a false alarm.
The state police lieutenant reported earlier this morning that they were investigated bogus stories being planted with the media-- seems there are some sick folks wanting attention, so sadly we may see more of this.