- Oct 25, 2020
A Russian court on Tuesday fined a coronavirus-denying monk who has challenged Kremlin lockdown orders for spreading false information about the pandemic.
A rebellious Russian monk who has denied the coronavirus’ existence and urged believers to ignore the Kremlin’s lockdown orders has taken control of a monastery in the Ural Mountains.
Prosecutors on Saturday ordered a recently defrocked monk to be detained for four days pending an investigation into his alleged involvement in the death of the abbot of a prominent monastery in the desert northwest of Cairo.
For the monks of Mount Saint Bernard abbey, St. Patrick’s Day had a special significance this year: It was the first brew day of their new brewery.
Ireland has been hard hit by scandals involving the sins of priests in recent years, but it’s also home to a new Benedictine priory with a commitment to prayer for the sanctification of priests, rooted in St. Benedict’s example of adaptation to changing circumstances.