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Three caricatures from Blago Megalov (Bulgaria) about current situation:

'In this way you will overcome death, oh children!'  'Saint Spiritus' and 'Saint Soap'



'Theologumen'


'Two ways' on the left 'Isolation' on the right 'Death'



Source: https://dveri.bg/component/com_content/Itemid,502/id,157/layout,blog/view,category/
 

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'Żubr' is a brand of Polish beer

 

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Dominika,
I posted a question to you on the Western Rite pictures thread:
http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,72328.msg1598328.html#msg1598328
 

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Birthday cake (foudn one one of Slavic FB pages)
 

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I'll pass on the olives.
 

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We are heartbroken to inform you that the Colorado State Capitol Khachkar memorial to the Armenian Genocide and to the victims of all crimes against humanity has been vandalized with spray paint graffiti during the ongoing protests in downtown Denver.
https://www.westword.com/news/denver-riots-worst-act-of-vandalism-so-far-11722321
 

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hecma925 said:


We are heartbroken to inform you that the Colorado State Capitol Khachkar memorial to the Armenian Genocide and to the victims of all crimes against humanity has been vandalized with spray paint graffiti during the ongoing protests in downtown Denver.
https://www.westword.com/news/denver-riots-worst-act-of-vandalism-so-far-11722321
Sickening.  :mad: :(
 

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Lord, have mercy.

This highlights my point for the need for better education.  Not more expensive.  Better.
 

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Tokary (Poland), see the left and right sides of the icon

 

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hecma925 said:


We are heartbroken to inform you that the Colorado State Capitol Khachkar memorial to the Armenian Genocide and to the victims of all crimes against humanity has been vandalized with spray paint graffiti during the ongoing protests in downtown Denver.
https://www.westword.com/news/denver-riots-worst-act-of-vandalism-so-far-11722321
Wait... "SAMPLE TEXT"????
 

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Luke said:


The woman is somewhat wrong of course. The mask is mostly for the protection of the guy, not her. And it's not full proof -- even if everyone had their mouths and noses covered air-tight the virus could still enter the human body through other places. The masks are just one part of a strategy for tackling the problem. But as the above image indicates, when combined with social distancing the masks can be very useful (I've seen several independent sources showing the differences between talking/breathing/coughing with and without a mask).
 

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I know the picture is not accurate, but I thought it was funny.    As far as the usefulness of masks, I wear one at grocery stores.  But I also know some people who  think the masks hold germs in and are bad for you.  I am not 100% convinced of masks.  When this virus first came out, we were told not to wear masks.  Then the message changed that we are supposed to wear masks.  The experts have flip-flopped with other information about the virus also.
 

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At this point, it's social hysteria like the Red Scare. Part of the reason that it's exaggerated at this point is that flu strains, like the 1919 Spanish flu and the 2000's Swine Flu, come and go, and people recover. It's not like Tuberculosis that stays for a lifetime. And at this point it's in decline, due to the summer months.
 

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Dominika said:
Plus, "Should we be social distancing and wearing a mask?"  :p
 

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From there: https://basilica.ro/en/30-pictures-that-captured-the-life-of-the-church-during-the-pandemic/
 

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This is a recent photo of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and it is certainly after the renovations that are reported online. The Dome is very pretty and actually reminds me a lot and its white blue and ceramic look of a blue and white ceramic incense burner that I bought in Russia about 20 years ago. I read one theory that the domed church style of Russia is based on the Dome of the Holy Sepulchre, because the Russian Dome style is an onion Style with a combination of cave and concave angles that is different from the classic upside-down Bowl Style of Byzantine Greek churches.
 
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