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Man arrested for FAcebook site lampoonish Greek Orthodox monk Elder Paisios

by | 30th, September 2012

IN Greece, a man has been jailed for blasphemy. His crime was to have creating satirised Orthodox monk named Elder Paisios on the Facebook page “Pastafarian”.  “Elder Pastitsios” is covered by the Center for Inquiry’s  Free Thinking  blog, which tells us that the offending page garnered “one hundred thousand complaints. Moreover, it came to the attention of the country’s  neo-Nazi  Golden Dawn party.

All this makes us gaps at the site’s creator. To cause so much offence is a rare talent. He should get his own show on

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