Let armed vengeance be mine, Bishop Lamor Whitehead says after $1M Brooklyn church robbery — he wants clergy to carry guns
Bishop Lamor Whitehead cried as he recalled his ordeal, in Brooklyn on Friday, July 29, 2022. - Theodore Parisienne/New York Daily News/TNS

NEW YORK — The bling bling bishop wants to be the pistol-packing pastor. The Brooklyn minister who was robbed mid-sermon in his own church by gun-toting thieves who stole $1 million in jewelry from him and his wife urged elected officials to pass a law allowing clergy to carry guns to protect themselves and their congregations. “They need to pass a law expeditiously that pastors of houses of worship — anyone on the ecclesiastical staff — need to be able to have permits for firearms,” said Bishop Lamor Whitehead, who was robbed in his Canarsie storefront church on Sunday. “If the teachers can h...