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Offline Mor Ephrem

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« on: January 24, 2004, 06:30:18 PM »
Dear Friends,

In recent days, addressing people by their chosen name has become a problem for some, and it's been annoying me, especially since some of these individuals seem not to pay any mind when they are told by the other party to address them by that name and no other.  I am asking all of you to respect other posters and address them either by their screen name, or by their real name, if they have revealed it.  The first time may be an honest mistake, but don't make it a habit (as it seems to be in certain instances).  Thank you.
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The Gospel is quite clear: both saints and sinners love God. "Religious" people do not love him, and whenever they can, they crucify him.

Of course, OC.net is not reflective of the Church, but is rather a surreal bubble. I have visited a lot of different parishes around the world and have listened to many hours of AFR...