High Court rules that old church can return to complete obscurity
An old church, St Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London, has the right to return to its usual state of compete obscurity, the High Court has ruled.
The City of London Corporation yesterday won its High Court bid to have Occupy protestors removed from outside St Paul’s after lawyers argued that their presence had ‘thrust the old church onto the world stage, leading to worryingly meaningful debates about capitalism, greed and poverty’.
‘St Paul’s has the legal right to return to its normal state as a tourist attraction,’ lawyers argued, ‘and to the traditional obscurity and pointlessness of which it is rightly proud.’
The High Court concurred.Click to send this story to a friend
Posted: Jan 19th, 2012 by roybland
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