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Talk about holding a grudge

CathNews USA posted a story today about a Catholic group that has demanded an apology from the Vatican for an offense that happened in 1314. Here's their illustration and an excerpt from the story:

The heirs to the Knights Templar have demanded an apology from the Vatican for the execuion of their last leader, Jacques de Molay, who was burned at the stake in 1314.De Molay was executed in Paris on charges of heresy, black magic and idolatry, the UK Telegraph reports.His death was part of a concerted campaign to suppress the chivalric order by King Philip IV of France, who had grown suspicious of the Templars’ power and envious of their wealth.

My favorite line in the story? The last one. It reads: “A Vatican spokesman said the request was being considered.”

How long would your family hold out for an apology over some injustice?

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