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Saint of the Day: St. Nikephoros the Martyr


โ€œAs in the nature of things, those which most admirably flourish, most swiftly fester, those that are most blooming are soonest turned into the opposite.โ€ These words are taken from a naturalist of antiquity, Pliny the Elder, a Roman who was thirteen years old when Christ died. His observations can be applied to a pair of third-century men whose friendship did indeed admirably flourish, only to fester into a bitterness of feeling that makes for a story reminiscent of an ancient Greek drama..."
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