BLM Attacks Praying Catholics.
From Father De Celles’ column in parish bulletin July 4 – 5, 2020
The violence of Marxist-inspired groups continues. Last week in St. Louis, Mo. a group led by Black Lives Matters attacked Catholics praying at the statue of St. Louis. According to LifeSiteNews: “Yesterday, while praying for peace and unity in our city and the protection of the Saint Louis statue, Black Lives Matter protesters started to harass, berate, and assault the Catholics that were peacefully praying,” Connor Martin, one of those praying at the vigil, posted to social media. “We did nothing in retaliation. We allowed them to spit on us, call us names, put their fingers in our faces, push us, and antagonize, but we did not retaliate. We continued to peacefully pray…At that moment someone in the crowd poured an unidentified liquid on [an] older man …and [he] was then attacked by a violent individual…. We got the elderly man out of there safely…when the mob approached him. They asked if he was with me, and when he said yes they began to berate him. They took his walking stick from him and when he didn’t react they knocked his hat off of his head, called him a skin head, and attacked him. At this point I intervened to pull the attacker off of my friend, and I was attacked by the mob and the attacker. I have a video attached below of the assault… This can not stand…The police were called 6 times by others on the sidelines and never showed up…”