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The Church of the Early Fathers

Discussion in 'One Bread, One Body - Catholic' started by Michie, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. Michie

    Michie Human rights begin in the womb. Supporter

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    *You are in the Catholic forum*

    Some time around the year A.D. 107, a short, sharp persecution of the Church of Christ resulted in the arrest of the bishop of Antioch of Syria. His name was Ignatius. According to one of the harsh penal practices of the Roman Empire of the day, the good bishop was condemned to be delivered up to wild beasts in the arena in the capital city. The insatiable public appetite for bloodily spectacle meant a chronically short supply of victims; prisoners were thus sent off to Rome to help fill the need.

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  2. prodromos

    prodromos Senior Veteran Supporter

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    The article was going well until the bolded text, which is nowhere found in the epistles of Ignatius. Up until then it was an apology for the Orthodox Church.
     
  3. thecolorsblend

    thecolorsblend If God is your Father, who is your Mother?

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    Imagine that, a Catholic website expressing a Catholic viewpoint.
     
  4. prodromos

    prodromos Senior Veteran Supporter

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    Oh, I'm not surprised in the least. Just pointing out the unsupported leap in the article.
     
  5. thecolorsblend

    thecolorsblend If God is your Father, who is your Mother?

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    Eh. I see your point.
     
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