Priest gets parking ticket while giving last rites

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Priest gets parking ticket while giving last rites

I guess if you're a priest, that makes you above the laws that the rest of us must obey! Rather than pay the ticket - get this - he appealed (and lost)!!!!

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20060822/ts_alt_afp/uschurchoffbeat_060822162259

Priest gets parking ticket while giving last rites

Tue Aug 22, 12:22 PM ET

NEW YORK (AFP) - A New York priest said he was saddened by a judge's decision not to waive a parking ticket he received while administering the last rites to a dying woman.

Reverend Cletus Forson was called to a Brooklyn hospital last month and left his car in a no-parking zone with a "Clergy on Call" badge in the window, only to find on leaving 20 minutes later he'd been slapped with a 115-dollar ticket.

"If the sanctity of the law won't bend for the needs of a dying person, I feel really sad," the New York Post quoted Forson as saying.

His appeal was rejected by a traffic judge earlier this month.

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Come to think of it, I

Come to think of it, I wonder how the Reverend Cletus would have felt had there been a fire and the fire truck couldn't have gotten through because he car was in the way? Even more people could die by burning to death!

Or better yet, how would he have felt if the fire truck totalled his car?

Hell, he probably would have sued the city.

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Shouldn't pimps get free

Shouldn't pimps get free parking if priests do? They certainly bring more pleasure to people than the priests!

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loll[email protected] name it's

[email protected] name

it's cletus

i'm so immature

NO.

PIMPS SUCK NO


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Hey, don't be hating. Hate the game, don't hate the player!


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oohkay sorry but

oohkay sorry Laughing out loud

but seriously, his name is heeelarious.


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y'know, that's a great

MattShizzle wrote:
Shouldn't pimps get free parking if priests do? They certainly bring more pleasure to people than the priests!

y'know, that's a great point. There should be a service for terminally ill patients. You know, like a "make a wish foundation" for adults... Eye-wink


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Somewhat ironic...

Susan wrote:
Come to think of it, I wonder how the Reverend Cletus would have felt had there been a fire and the fire truck couldn't have gotten through because he car was in the way? Even more people could die by burning to death!

Or better yet, how would he have felt if the fire truck totalled his car?

Hell, he probably would have sued the city.


The hilarious part would've been that had there occurred a fire the Reverend would've had to perform more last rites. Then...they would drop him off to jail for obstruction of fire-fighting or something like that Sticking out tongue.

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