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Church deals with aftermath of disruption

Church deals with aftermath of disruption

Posted: Jan. 9, 2019 10:34 PM
Updated: Jan. 9, 2019 10:34 PM

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--bill. and..i'll have your forecast. church officials are discussing safety precautions following an incident that took placeoverd at our lady of lourdes church in utica. that disrption led to the arrest of a utica manof the annel 2s zhane caldwell has more from the church's pastor. "so many pople were attentivean have been atenive since the incident, not onl to what we need to do to keep people safe but many are asking the how do we take care of the people inour midst who are hurting so greatly. our lady of lourdes church is ot church reps say could have been a dangerous situation. 62-year-old harry brown of utica is charged with disrupting a religious service .. for his eratic behavior he displayed just before the church's mass. pastor joseph salerno says brown's behavior could be a part of a larger issue. pastor joseph salerno says -- "my heart goes out to him. obviously he was in pain and in distress. his problem are bigger than life for him but i'm concerend not only about him but about many others in our community who experience the same pain and difficulty in their lives and whose needs are not being taken care of adequately." salerno says brown came into the church very assertive and angry. he says although the it was scary . the incident will not stop the congregation from having future was scary . the incident will not stop the congregation from having future gatherings. "i think we'll be doing some things different. what thse things are, i'm looking at thrree areas. how could we prevent anything from happening. how do we handle a crisis, and then how do we advocate for those that are mentally ill." salerno does not want to make their safety changes public in order
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