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Church denies link to 'Corpus Christi' lawsuits

Δημοσίευση 12 Ιουνίου 2012, 14:39 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Church denies link to 'Corpus Christi' lawsuits
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The Holy Synod on Monday insisted that it had no involvement in the lawsuits brought against three actors in a passion play that it had condemned two days earlier, asking the public to boycott it.

The Holy Synod on Monday insisted that it had no involvement in the lawsuits brought against three actors in a passion play that it had condemned two days earlier, asking the public to boycott it.

Three actors in a Greek adaptation of Terence McNally’s “Corpus Christi,” which dramatizes the story of Jesus and the Apostles, were arrested in central Athens on Saturday on blasphemy charges before a prosecutor ordered their immediate release pending a hearing.

While the names of the plaintiffs and the defendants were not made public, the Holy Synod released a statement saying that it neither filed the lawsuits nor ordered someone else to.

Ekathimerini.com