Arizona break-in highlights gun-possessing clergy

A Roman Catholic priest responding to a break-in at his downtown Phoenix church grabbed a handgun that police say ended up in the burglar's hands -- and was then used to kill a fellow priest who tried to help.

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FILE - In this Thursday, June 12, 2014, file photo, Phoenix Chief of Police Daniel Garcia, right, pauses while speaking at a news conference as Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, left, listens at Phoenix Police Headquarters, in Phoenix, speaking about an attack that left a priest shot and killed and another injured at the Roman Catholic church the Mother of Mercy Mission. Gary Michael Moran, a homeless ex-convict, is being held on $1 million bond on suspicion of first-degree murder, burglary, and armed robbery, among other charges, police announced Monday, June 16. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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