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#Monastery

# monastery - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

French police search monastery for man suspected of killing wife and four children

Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes has been on the run since 2011.

# monastery - Monday 27 February, 2017

First Irish monastery established in Meath since Henry VIII banned them

The Reformation king had suppressed “lower monasteries” in the 16th century.

# monastery - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation

The Pope Emeritus is likely to return to the Vatican on Thursday, a spokesman for the Holy See said.

# monastery - Friday 15 February, 2013

Benedict's closest confidant to hold dual role under new pope

Monsignor Georg Gaenswein, the pope’s personal secretary, will keep his old job but will also oversee the new pope’s household.

# monastery - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Monastery closed following lap dancing nun performance Lap Dancing Nun This post contains videos

Monastery closed following lap dancing nun performance

The Vatican says the lifestyles of the Cistercians were not in keeping with Church doctrine. What – did it expect them to live like monks?

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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