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Protesters of Occupy Wall Street gathered on Sunday afternoon for a march across the Brooklyn Bridge.
BROOKLYN, NY (Catholic Online) - Six months ago, over 700 protesters were arrested at the Brooklyn Bridge. The march on Sunday gathered a little more than 100 protesters, however, there were no reports of any arrests.
In the October march, over six months ago, hundreds of protesters were arrested for stopping traffic and for taking the roadway of the bridge. This was the first incident of mass arrests for the Occupy movement.
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Pope Benedict XVI's Prayer Intentions for January 2013
General Intention: The Faith of Christians. That in this Year of Faith Christians may deepen their knowledge of the mystery of Christ and witness joyfully to the gift of faith in him.
Missionary Intention: Middle Eastern Christians. That the Christian communities of the Middle East, often discriminated against, may receive from the Holy Spirit the strength of fidelity and perseverance.