Arrested at DC Cathedral at Red Mass: 67-Year-Old Catholic Woman -- Video Available
Contact: Missy Smith, Founder, W.A.K.E.U.P., 202-244-3172, 202-299-4503, to interview Joan McKee
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /Christian Newswire
/ -- Joan McKee, age 67, was arrested at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Washington, DC at yesterday's Red Mass.
On Sunday, October 4, about 20 pro-life advocates gathered at St. Matthew's Cathedral in DC before the "Red Mass" to rebuke pro-abortion judges and politicians for receiving the Body and Blood of Christ while their hands are covered with innocent blood.
They also plead with Bishops and priests to withhold communion from those who promote child-killing, and are therefore in open defiance of the Church, and causing great scandal (see Canon 915).
Joan McKee attempted to enter Mass, wearing a shirt that says "Pro-Life." She was not permitted to enter, unless she removed or covered the shirt. After complying, they still denied her entrance, and arrested her when she insisted that she be permitted to go to Mass. Miss McKee is a regular attendee of the Cathedral.
Joan McKee states: "I was treated shamefully, and denied my right as a Catholic to go to mass. They would not let me in originally because I was wearing my pro-life shirt, which I wear to the Cathedral regularly. After I covered the shirt, they still kept me out, and then arrested me when I attempted to enter. The policeman told me repeatedly that the Church told him that none of us pro-lifers were to be allowed in. This is a disgrace."
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