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« on: September 25, 2012, 04:34:30 PM »

A 27-year-old man was arrested in the village of Psahna, Evia, on Monday on suspicion of being behind a Facebook page satirizing a dead Orthodox priest who some faithful believe had uncanny powers of perception...
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« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2012, 05:51:52 PM »

Here they say it it Elder Paisios.
http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/56316.htm
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« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2012, 08:26:32 PM »

"The arrest was heavily criticized on Facebook and other social media as being an unacceptable case of censorship unbefitting a modern European country."

Unbefitting of a what?
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« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2012, 08:41:36 PM »

"The arrest was heavily criticized on Facebook and other social media as being an unacceptable case of censorship unbefitting a modern European country."

Unbefitting of a what?

Unbefitting of thoroughly secularized state that has evolved past a primitive social framework that prizes religion, of course.
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« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2012, 09:24:45 AM »

"The arrest was heavily criticized on Facebook and other social media as being an unacceptable case of censorship unbefitting a modern European country."

Unbefitting of a what?

Unbefitting of thoroughly secularized state that has evolved past a primitive social framework that prizes religion, of course.

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« Reply #5 on: September 26, 2012, 09:26:06 AM »

"The arrest was heavily criticized on Facebook and other social media as being an unacceptable case of censorship unbefitting a modern European country."

Unbefitting of a what?

Unbefitting of thoroughly secularized state that has evolved past a primitive social framework that prizes religion, of course.

What you say in sarcasm many would say in sincerity Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: September 26, 2012, 10:11:21 AM »

"The arrest was heavily criticized on Facebook and other social media as being an unacceptable case of censorship unbefitting a modern European country."

Unbefitting of a what?

Unbefitting of thoroughly secularized state that has evolved past a primitive social framework that prizes religion, of course.

What you say in sarcasm many would say in sincerity Smiley

Pretty much word for word from a conversation I had with an atheist a few nights ago.
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« Reply #7 on: September 26, 2012, 09:31:30 PM »

Saw this on His Eminence Metropolitan Savas' facebook page, was concerned by the number of people who frowned on Greece for this action. Of course, many (I could say most) of those that post on his statuses are on the liberal side of Orthodoxy.

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