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Immaculate Conception Closure Protest

Alma Ashe

There was a protest outside a Catholic church in Sydney Mines today.

About 30 parishioners from Immaculate Conception were hoping to meet with the Bishop of Antigonish. He was in town for meetings today.

The parishioners want him to explain why the diocese wants to close their church next month.

Alma Ashe has been going to Immaculate Conception church for 81 years, she spoke with Wendy Martin.

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