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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-20-11 04:32 AM
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Occupy London: St Paul's Cathedral faces closure threat
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Source: BBC News

St Paul's Cathedral could be forced to close by the presence of activists in the churchyard staging an anti-capitalist protest, officials say.

The increased "scale and nature of the protest camp" since Saturday had forced the authorities to review its policy of remaining open, a spokesman said.

The activists are said to be from the Occupy London Stock Exchange movement.

A rise in their numbers was now posing "a risk to the life of the cathedral", the statement said.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-15380205
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  -Occupy London: St Paul's Cathedral faces closure threat dipsydoodle  Oct-20-11 04:32 AM   #0 
  - Good.  sk2020   Oct-20-11 04:53 AM   #1 
  - St Pauls Cathederal - Catholic ?  dipsydoodle   Oct-20-11 05:00 AM   #2 
  - St Pauls is Church of England, not Catholic  LeftishBrit   Oct-20-11 05:09 AM   #4 
  - It would be pretty mean spirited / unchristian  dipsydoodle   Oct-20-11 05:48 AM   #5 
     - I'm glad you found that article. Refutes a good number of points.  mwooldri   Oct-20-11 07:10 AM   #9 
  - It's an Anglican cathedral....and it wasn't built until AFTER the Reformation  Ken Burch   Oct-20-11 06:27 AM   #6 
  - I'm sorry but I have to disagree with you here.  mwooldri   Oct-20-11 07:03 AM   #7 
  - Sorry  sk2020   Oct-20-11 07:09 AM   #8 
     - This athiest thinks there is no reason to do away with religion  RantinRavin   Oct-20-11 11:27 AM   #16 
     - I imagine many people want to "do away" with ideas and philosophies  LanternWaste   Oct-20-11 11:53 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-20-11 08:30 AM   #12 
  - This Atheist thinks you are ignorant on the difference between Catholics and Anglicans.  Odin2005   Oct-20-11 11:15 AM   #14 
  - So, social justice activism should be left to the Communists  Kolesar   Oct-20-11 05:07 AM   #3 
  - Great reply. :)  ChazII   Oct-20-11 09:36 AM   #13 
     - English baroque, 1710  Kolesar   Oct-21-11 05:44 AM   #20 
  - All we have to do to get rid of Churches is occupy them?  McCamy Taylor   Oct-20-11 07:28 AM   #10 
  - The Churchyards have always been a place of refuge.  formercia   Oct-20-11 08:12 AM   #11 
  - I for one hope it is not vandalized  tawadi   Oct-20-11 11:23 AM   #15 
  - Awesome picture  dipsydoodle   Oct-20-11 04:50 PM   #19 
  - And we see yet another section of the 99% brought into conflict with the 1% and their  Fire Walk With Me   Oct-20-11 12:53 PM   #18 
  - St Pauls has now been closed to the public.  dipsydoodle   Oct-21-11 08:49 AM   #21 
 

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