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Re: Byzantium- question

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  • Anthony J. Bryant
    ... Canons specifically forbade the ordination of men who had been castrated. Effingham
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 29, 2002
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      Laura wrote:

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      > Also, were priests in Byzantium ever castrated, and what about those
      > famous castrati choirs? were those all slave boys?
      >

      Canons specifically forbade the ordination of men who had been castrated.

      Effingham
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