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‘Christian’ Easter eggs snubbed by stores claims Church Of England

Posted by doctore0 on October 1, 2010

Easter eggs.. for Jeebu$; Here children, eat these easter eggs whilst we watch the son of the master of the universe, who is his own father, pretend to commit suicide, to forgive us for what we didn’t do(Eat the apple).

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Supermarkets are reluctant to stock specially branded Easter eggs which mention Jesus on the packaging, the Church of England said yesterday.

The chocolate eggs are being produced by the Church next Easter after it found that none of the 80million on sale this year had a religious theme.

The packaging around the £3.99 Real Easter Egg carries a panel explaining how Christians believe that Christ was crucified on Good Friday and rose again on Easter Sunday.

‘Many believe that chocolate eggs represent the boulder that sealed his tomb,’ the box tells buyers.

And, amid the more typical art work showing butterflies, bunnies and chickens, the packaging depicts a green hill with three crosses on it.

But in its negotiations with stockists, the Church has found that some large chains are resistant to stocking such overtly religious products for children.

A CofE spokesman said: ‘Despite the obvious demand, not all UK supermarkets are planning to stock the egg next year.’

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2 Responses to “‘Christian’ Easter eggs snubbed by stores claims Church Of England”

  1. The celebration of spring bounty and fertility is far older then the church interpretation of them.The church has “assimilated” all old “pagan” rituals and made to their franchise brand items.Same goes for celebration places destroyed or overbuild with churches&chapels.

    Lets search for free mind eggs next time!

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