Fire at notre dame cathedral in paris, and now these horrific attacks on easter sunday.
Sarah harman, nbc news, london.
Here in utica..for the second in theast three months, caused a disruptionat our lady of lourdesd church in utica.
This time, during an easter weekend mass.
New channel two's gary liberatore has more on that, as well as local reaction to what happenedn sri lanka.
Easter is the holiest time of the year for christians.
It's a time our lady of lourdes pastor joe salerno definitely looks forward to... tc : 26:50 "the presence of so many people who turn out to worshipon easterunday andn this particular parish you can hear it behind me the music is incredible.
Those two together and it's a joy filled day."
Busadly othis easter morning...as he was about to together and it's a joy filled day."
But sadly on this easter morning...as he was about to to people of any faith and region whuffer rsecution bause ofwhat they beve, we havto len to er our hearts out to the berved famy isthe untry of i lanka, e christns ere and thrghout theorld, buto peoplof any faith and religion who suffer persecionecause ofwhat they believe, we have to learn to live together as a human family."
Father salerno says you never know what can happen no matetr where you are in teh wor night dung mass as a n startespeaking loud during mass then started to approach the alter.
Tc : 26:27 "i was a little caug off ard, i was little shaken but i really wn't fearf i was just a little frustrated that such a thing would happen at the end of an easter celebration."
Police say 30-year-old jonathan morse of may then atte to the alter a second time and was asked to leave by off duty officers from the utica police department and new york state police...but instead of leaving..polcie say morse created a disturbance by yelling and refusing to leave.
Police say he was then subdued by the officers and then arrested and charged with disrupting a reliouservice arrived.
Tc : 25:25 "incidence of violence continue among us in our own nation and our own local community and churches and beyond chcs and agaiwe have to learn how not only to get along with each other but to really serve the needs of those who are hurting so greatly i would say escially in our lal commity."
Tc: 28:5"and th's unfortunate that it'come to that,n this pot in time.
You knowremember as child growg up inast utica wre it wjust a free lifeyle, yojust enjothe hoday you didn't have to worry."
Those sty this service are shocked to hear from pned at the easter services in sri lanka... tc : 350 "i don't kw what this world is coming to....unlievablt really is it's vy s.
: 27:57 "it'terrible,t's supposed to be the most peaceful time of the year and why the evil comes out