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Street preacher, flock defy Calgary city hall ban

By ,Calgary Sun

First posted: Tuesday, January 31, 2012


Owen Key (L), manager of corporate security at Calgary City Hall tries to block Art Pawlowski, minister of Street Church Ministries from entering old city hall where Pawlowski demanded to see Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi on January 31, 2012. This is after been given a one-year trespass order by city hall officials as well as ticketed by city police for praying, preaching and singing in the city hall atrium with his followers, who were also given the trespass order and some were also ticketed by police. STUART DRYDEN/CALGARY SUN 

Members of the Street Church Ministries have forced their way to the old city hall demanding to see the mayor.

City officials attempted to block them, but the churchgoers struggled with them.

The city hall trespassers have left forms requesting to see Mayor Naheed Nenshi.

They’ve given the mayor one week to respond.

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