Canadian Pastor Slams Double Standard On COVID Restrictions, Alleges 'Personal Vendetta'
The Christian Post - A Canadian pastor seen in viral videos documenting his encounters with law enforcement over COVID-19 restrictions says authorities abide by a double standard when it comes to enforcing restrictions and they've been targeting him as the result of a “personal vendetta.”
In an interview with The Christian Post, Artur Pawlowski, who serves as pastor of Street Church and Cave of Adullam Church in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, spoke about his interactions with authorities over the past year and doubled down on his characterization of local law enforcement as Nazis and communists.
Pawlowski has compared the measures taken by law enforcement officials to enforce novel coronavirus restrictions to the actions taken by authorities in his native Poland when it was under communist rule.
While Pawlowski gained international notoriety for viral videos documenting tense exchanges with local officials over worship restrictions, his confrontations with authorities began more than a year earlier, as national and local governments began implementing restrictions in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.
‘They have been attacking us since the very beginning’
As the pastor of Street Church, Pawlowski ministers to the homeless and less fortunate in Calgary. In March 2020, he was informed that Street Church would have to “shut down and stop taking care of the poor.” Pawlowski refused to obey that order, concluding that by....READ MORE
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