On August 15, 2002, a Virginia woman, Loretta Harper, had sex in St. Patrick’s Cathedral with her pal, Brian Florence, in front of men, women and children, while a detailed report of their activity was broadcast on the WNEW radio show “Opie and Anthony.” Subsequently, the Catholic League got Opie and Anthony fired, and the station was fined. Florence, 38, dropped dead in late September. As for Harper, on November 6, she was given five days community service by the Manhattan D.A.’s office.

Lucky for Harper she didn’t light up a cigarette when exiting St. Pat’s—she would have been sent up the river.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email