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Posted: 30 December 2011 03:27 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Here, indeed, is a story we should be following—Greek Abbot Arrested for Role in Financial Scandal
By Louis A. Ruprecht (30 December 2011):

http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/atheologies/5540/

I’ve been saying for years that Emperor Constantine, who created the first Christian theocracy and transformed Christianity from a small, persecuted sect of people who believed that the world was supposed to be a better place for everyone (not just the powerful), to the power-brokering elite, was the worst thing that ever happened to the variety of faith practiced by the followers of “The Way” of Jesus. But I had thought that the modern Orthodox church was less corrupt than the Roman Catholics. Silly me.

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Posted: 30 December 2011 07:52 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Diane Jonas Locker - 30 December 2011 03:27 AM

Here, indeed, is a story we should be following—Greek Abbot Arrested for Role in Financial Scandal
By Louis A. Ruprecht (30 December 2011):

http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/atheologies/5540/

I’ve been saying for years that Emperor Constantine, who created the first Christian theocracy and transformed Christianity from a small, persecuted sect of people who believed that the world was supposed to be a better place for everyone (not just the powerful), to the power-brokering elite, was the worst thing that ever happened to the variety of faith practiced by the followers of “The Way” of Jesus. But I had thought that the modern Orthodox church was less corrupt than the Roman Catholics. Silly me.

Not too suprising, at least they have better looking outfits than the catholics.

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Posted: 31 December 2011 07:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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But I had thought that the modern Orthodox church was less corrupt than the Roman Catholics. Silly me

But then humans are human no matter what sect they belong to.

Liked the web site you refered us to.  Found the following article interesting also:

http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/guest_bloggers/5531/cronus,_chronos,_and_christ/

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