Signor Cascioli said that the Gospels themselves were full of inconsistencies and did not agree on the names of the 12 apostles. He said that he would withdraw his legal action if Father Righi came up with irrefutable proof of Christ’s existence by the end of the month.Another Luigi: Also from the Times, baker Luigi Digesù in the southern Italian town of Altamura, has driven a five-year old McDonalds out of town... simply by making wholesome bread.
Luigi Cascioli, an atheist in Italy, charges a Catholic priest with “abuse of popular credulity” and “impersonation”—both offenses in Italian law—after the priest criticized him for questioning the historical existence of Christ. And now a judge is calling Father Enrico Righi to the witness stand to prove Jesus existed. As the Times explains Cascioli "maintains that early Christian writers confused Jesus with John of Gamala, an anti-Roman Jewish insurgent in 1st-century Palestine. Church authorities were therefore guilty of 'substitution of persons.'"
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