POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (CNN) – A Florida man is facing battery charges after attacking a church deacon in South Florida.The incident was caught on camera during a service at St. Coleman Catholic Church in Pompano Beach last Saturday.“It’s kind of infuriating, you know, that all that stuff is going on out there,” parishioner Jay Parcel said. “It’s just not safe anymore.”
In the video, deacon George Labelle can be seen addressing the congregation.
Then, moments later, Thomas Eisel gets up from a pew and charges at Labelle. Church members can be seen hopping up and helping get the man off the deacon.
WATCH: CAIR #IslamophobiaWatch: Anti-Muslim bigots verbally attack Muslim school children entering their bus during the first #Kentucky Muslim state advocacy day. #KYMuslimDay @kyhousedems @RepJosieRaymond @tweet2waheedah @CAIRKentucky pic.twitter.com/lMXWqO5LSK— CAIR National (@CAIRNational) January 22, 2020
Children from an Islamic school were heckled by three men outside the Kentucky Capitol Wednesday as they boarded a bus after celebrating the inaugural Kentucky Muslim Day at the Capitol. …
Pope Francis gingerly agrees to a nun’s request for a kiss on the cheek after a video of him swatting away the hand of a pilgrim who grabbed him recently went viral and sparked a papal apology.https://t.co/hWPTuq7ro9 pic.twitter.com/iKYvDWjFij— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) January 8, 2020
Vatican City (AFP) – Pope Francis warned a nun not to bite him Wednesday in a joking reference to his run-in with an overly zealous pilgrim last week which saw him slap the woman’s hand.
“I’ll give you a kiss, but you must stay calm. Don’t bite!” he told the enthusiastic nun, who had been shouting “Long live the pope!” as Francis greeted pilgrims before his weekly general audience.
The 83-year old Argentinian then bent to kiss her on the cheek, sparking cheers from fellow worshippers in the crowd.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are searching for a man accused of spitting at a Jewish woman in Queens.
According to police, the male suspect attempted to enter a yeshiva on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway on Dec. 24.
When he was denied entry, he alleged walked over to a nearby vehicle and made anti-Semitic remarks before spitting into the car through an open window and running away.