Ignored by the New York Health Department and the New York archdiocese, David Johnson wrote to Francis to make a case for public facilities at the cathedral.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
According to the New York Post:
His prayer for relief fell on deaf ears.
A frail worshipper found out the hard way that St. Patrick's Cathedral, unlike other landmark city churches, synagogues and mosques -- and even St. Peter's Basilica in Rome -- has no restrooms open to its faithful.