"They were accustomed to meet on a fixed day before dawn and sing responsively a hymn to Christ as to a god, and to bind themselves by oath, not to some crime, but not to commit fraud, theft, or adultery, not falsify their trust, nor to refuse to return a trust when called upon to do so. When this was over, it was their custom to depart and to assemble again to partake of food--but ordinary and innocent food."
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This is a letter from Pliny the Younger, who was governor of Pontus/Bithynia from 111-113 AD, to the emperor Trajan. Pliny discusses the practices of Christians, including clarifying that they are not cannibals.