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#313 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Sheep Are Scattered

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The Persecutions of Decius caused a great tremor throughout the Catholic Church. Many Christians will willingly die for the sake of the faith, but many more will abandon Christianity in the face of threats of torture and death. In this episode, we hear their stories – including the account of the Seven Holy Sleepers.

Links:

Image of Seven Holy Sleepers by Verum

Examples of libelli

Alana Nobbs – “Christians in a Pluralistic Society: Papyrus Evidence from the Roman Empire”

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#313 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Sheep Are Scattered

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