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Re: For Glen Cook, demise of the Templars???
Your message contains nothing at all that addresses any of the
questions on the floor.
As I said, if you have arguments, state them.
John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
>I regret to say that the different popes theory does not wash in this
>instance. The anethema against the Templars was a smal but important part of
>a campaig of sustained and prolonged persecution against heretics and
>'enemies of the church' that lasted for several centuries after the
>suppression of the order.
>The explanation of the present attitiude as expressed in the Catholic.
>Encyclopaedia is simple. Nodern politics.
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