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    Priest Helping Dying Man Gets $115 Ticket

    <i>A mission of mercy at a hospital turned costly for a priest who violated the 11th Commandment: Thou shalt not park illegally. The Rev. Cletus Forson, of St. Andrew the Apostle Church in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn, was ticketed last month when he responded to an emergency call from a parishioner afraid her mother would die without receiving the sacrament of the sick.

    Forson is now protesting the $115 parking ticket, although city officials seem unlikely to absolve him.

    "On humanitarian grounds, the law should not be interpreted and applied so stringently that it will prohibit a religious leader from doing his work," the priest said...</i> <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/22/AR2006082200776.html">Entire Article</a>
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