Heathens' corner

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:43 pm

FWIW, it's Moonies.
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:27 pm

Episcopal Church sees greater drop in membership in 2018
Christian Post
The Episcopal Church saw a greater decline in members and average worship attendance in 2018 than in 2017.

According to statistics recently made available by the Office of the General Convention, The Episcopal Church saw its active baptized members decline from approximately 1.712 million in 2017 to 1.676 million.

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While during the 1960s The Episcopal Church reached a peak membership of 3.6 million, by 2010 the denomination’s total active baptized members dropped below 2 million.

Some have argued that this decline has been accelerated by the overall liberal theological direction of the denomination, which has been public about its support for same-sex marriage and other progressive causes.

"Formerly traditionalist dioceses now under progressive leadership seem to be faring especially badly," wrote Walton.

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Last one standing gets the property. :)
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:47 pm

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:09 am

A prayer before connecting to the internet
http://wdtprs.com/blog/a-prayer-before- ... -internet/

This is the blog of a Roman Catholic priest, and yes he is totally fucking serious.

So serious that he wrote it in Latin and translated it or had it translated into a whole mess of languages.

The linked post has a long preface of how he came to write the prayer and how popular it became.

Here it is in English.
A prayer before logging onto the internet:

Almighty and eternal God, who created us in Thine image and bade us to seek after all that is good, true and beautiful, especially in the divine person of Thine Only-begotten Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, grant, we beseech Thee, that, through the intercession of Saint Isidore, Bishop and Doctor, during our journeys through the internet we will direct our hands and eyes only to that which is pleasing to Thee and treat with charity and patience all those souls whom we encounter. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by ed » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:00 am

Is that a request for kiddie porn?
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:13 am

Well you know how Saint Isidore was. :BigGrin3:
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:32 am

I'm good, I always hang a Saint Christopher's medal on my screen before surfing the Interwebz. :P

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Re: Heathens' corner

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:02 pm

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:21 am

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Post by Witness » Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:02 pm

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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:47 am

Dubious source.

https://www.truthorfiction.com/did-a-pa ... us-record/

They couldn't definitively disprove the claim, but it seems to come up regularly on the internet from dubious sources. It's at least 3 years old, and seems to get recycled every year since then.
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Re: Heathens' corner

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:25 pm

Also very implausible.

Beat Jesus' record?
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