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Ear bitten off in priest v priest fight
news.com.au ^ | Nov 10, 2012 | Glenn Cordingley and Ashlee Mullany

Posted on 02/01/2013 4:01:07 PM PST by Alex Murphy

Edited on 02/01/2013 4:03:07 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

AN 80-year-old retired priest allegedly bit an ear off another elderly clergyman during a violent brawl over a parking bay in their block of units.

The punch-up broke out on Friday afternoon in a Dianella complex, which houses three retired Catholic priests.


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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: catholic
An 80-year-old retired priest allegedly bit an ear off another elderly clergyman during a violent brawl over a parking bay in their block of units...According to police, after the brawl Father Byrne told Father Smith to pick up an item up on the ground. It was not until Father Smith returned to his unit that he realised the item he had picked up and put in his pocket was his right ear....

....Magistrate Greg Benn imposed strict bail conditions on Father Byrne, including not going within 10m of Father Smith, nor acting in a violent or threatening manner towards him or attempting to communicate with him.

1 posted on 02/01/2013 4:01:14 PM PST by Alex Murphy
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To: Alex Murphy
Was there Holy water involved?


2 posted on 02/01/2013 4:05:41 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Alex Murphy

Alot of the older priest used to teach boxing


3 posted on 02/01/2013 4:06:56 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: mylife

Shocked there wasn’t an assault weapon involved. Assault rifles are popping up everywhere shooting people lately right as anti-gun legislation is being drafted. I guess people just chose the right time to assist Obama’s efforts in creating more anti-gun sentiments.../s


4 posted on 02/01/2013 4:12:22 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: 2banana

I don’t think that the priests involved were Fr. Tyson and Fr. Holyfield though . . .


5 posted on 02/01/2013 4:19:51 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Alex Murphy

Shakespeare: “Parking is such sweet sorrow.”


6 posted on 02/01/2013 4:47:02 PM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: mylife

LOL. Damn that evil, nasty “Brown Water”.


7 posted on 02/01/2013 5:08:18 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the 21st Century's Muskets. The 2nd Amendment is the First Human Right.)
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To: carriage_hill

Jamesons is Miracle Water. LOL


8 posted on 02/01/2013 5:26:45 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Alex Murphy

He was just imitating St. Peter.


9 posted on 02/01/2013 6:21:16 PM PST by bunkerhill7 (The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower.)
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To: bunkerhill7

Just a lovers’ spat.


10 posted on 02/07/2013 2:08:59 AM PST by tdscpa
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