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« on: February 07, 2013, 09:52:01 PM »

St. Konstantine (...) made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire,

He didn't.

St. Theodosius, right?
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« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2013, 10:21:50 PM »

St. Konstantine (...) made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire,

He didn't.

St. Theodosius, right?

St. Theodosius II, IIRC. St. Theodosius I closed the Olympics.
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« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2013, 10:40:36 PM »

St. Theodosius I closed the Olympics.
It's a shame that wasn't maintained.
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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2013, 10:51:14 PM »

St. Theodosius I closed the Olympics.
It's a shame that wasn't maintained.

At least male figure skaters are clothed, even if it is with weird feathered costumes.
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« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2013, 11:42:58 PM »

If Tupac were Orthodox, he'd be a Saint for his social activism and giving so much to charity.

Dude, the bar for sainthood--actual glorification by the Church--is not as low as you presume.

"St. Tupac" does have a nice ring to it though...
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« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2013, 12:22:23 AM »

St. Theodosius I closed the Olympics.
It's a shame that wasn't maintained.

At least male figure skaters are clothed, even if it is with weird feathered costumes.
And boxing doesn't involve hardened leather or metal anymore.
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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2013, 12:25:35 AM »

I think Liza asked people to stay on topic here. Let's please respect that.



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« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2013, 12:48:53 AM »

St. Konstantine (...) made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire,

He didn't.

St. Theodosius, right?

Yes.
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« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2013, 01:09:35 AM »

This came from a thread about Bob Marley:

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,49764.msg877831.html#msg877831
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« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2013, 01:16:10 AM »

I love this thread title.
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« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2013, 01:18:40 AM »


Thank goodness you moved the posts that way the profound St. Bob thread can go on unsullied by off-topic posts!  Tongue  Grin  angel j/k
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« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2013, 01:19:11 AM »

I think Salpy asked people to stay on topic here. Let's please respect that.



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Edited. Sorry about that Salpy.



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« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2013, 01:34:59 AM »

I think Salpy asked people to stay on topic here. Let's please respect that.



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Edited. Sorry about that Salpy.



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« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2013, 01:35:29 AM »


Thank goodness you moved the posts that way the profound St. Bob thread can go on unsullied by off-topic posts!  Tongue  Grin  angel j/k


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