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Another sign of our times…

Catholicism Pure & Simple

From Euractiv.com

Slovakia, responding to requests from some fellow eurozone countries, has removed the halos from a €2 coin commemorating the 1,150th anniversary of the arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Moravia.

Slovakia, a eurozone member since 2009, will start circulating the coin next year to mark the arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius to Great Moravia and Panonia, which was part of modern Slovakia.

Eurozone countries are allowed to mint commemorative coins once every year under EU rules. The image on the back of the commemorative coin, however, must be accepted by the remaining eurozone members and the European Commission.

Cyril and Methodius were brothers, born in Thessaloniki at the beginning of the 9th century, who created the Glagolitic and then the Cyrillic alphabets with the aim to have the Bible and other texts translated into Slavic languages. 

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  1. .
    Quite right, Catholicsalmon (What a lovely name! Is it Danish?) Where will it all end? As I’ve said elsewhere how long will Darwin be on British ten pound notes? It ought not to be allowed.

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    • Darwin is certainly not an offensive character either….somehow I think that Christian images will bare the brunt of a secular mindset rather more swiftly as opposed to images of Mr. Darwin.

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    • The name ‘toadspittle’ is frankly quiete interesting too…please elaborate. The name of 1catholicsalmon hails from a Catholic Christian heart that is all too aware of the ever-increasing bias against Christian Living.

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  2. . This could be the start of a beautiful friendship, Catholicsalmon! (or maybe not.)

    My name derives from a Catholic “fundamentalist” who denounced some anodyne comment of mine as, “Toadspittle.” I was so entranced I changed my “Avatar,” (whatever that is,) to it.
    The rest is ‘istry.
    Why has that man on the left, wearing a kil,t got a poodle round his neck?

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    • I had to laugh out loud at your question about ‘the man who’s wearing the pood!e around his neck’. The question does not want to illicit an answer surely?

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  3. .
    To repeat: Why has the man in a kilt, on the lower left, wearing a poodle round his neck?
    I think we should be told.

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  4. .
    No indeed.
    You would be well advised not to get hooked into contretemps with Toad, Salmon.
    He is, well, difficult. A bit skeptical.

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