Four women from the Occupy movement chained themselves to the pulpit in London's St Paul's Cathedral during evensong.
The women interrupted the service, shouted a list of grievances against the cathedral and read part of the Bible, according to a statement from St Paul's.
The service was then allowed to continue as the women, one in a wheelchair, remained chained to the ornate, carved pulpit under the cathedral's dome.
The women received communion, with the priests taking the service coming over to the pulpit to do so.
More top news
Sex abuse in football is still happening today - and not just in Britain, victims say.
A fairly cloudy afternoon with some bright breaks developing across the U.K.
A 60-second clip shows animated tattoos depicting scenes of violence against children appear on David Beckham's body.