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# monks - 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.

# monks - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Step inside the home-away-from-home for monks on Skellig Michael

When monks weren’t living on the rocky outcrop, they were thought to have lived here.

# monks - Friday 17 February, 2017

Elderly monk on the run as Thai police investigate multi-million euro scam

Police found a 1.5 kilometre tunnel, split into two routes, dug under the UFO-like temple that dominates the site.

# monks - Monday 12 May, 2014

Benedictine and Columban orders meeting most child safeguarding protocols

The NBSCCCI reports are largely complimentary to the two orders.

# monks - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Govt to ask for 900-year-old manuscript back from Oxford University

The Annals of Inisfallen – written in 1092 – have been on display in the Bodleian Library.

# monks - Saturday 10 March, 2012

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York Tibet This post contains images

Global rallies for Tibet take place in Dublin, London and New York

Protests also took place in Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid, Brisbane and other cities across the globe.

# monks - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Eighth Tibetan man sets himself on fire in protest in China

The 19 year old reportedly called out “Tibet needs freedom” as he set himself alight.

# monks - Monday 26 September, 2011

Tibetan monks injured in self-immolation protest over Chinese rule

China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.

# monks - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Tibetan monks jailed over immolation death

Three men have been convicted of intentional homicide and sentenced to between ten and 13 years in prison.

# monks - 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?

# monks - Thursday 20 January, 2011

From The Daily Edge Glenstal Appy: Monks launch new app for iPhone and Android Apps

Glenstal Appy: Monks launch new app for iPhone and Android

Religious community at Limerick’s Glenstal Abbey reach out with technology – but admit they don’t have iPhones of their own.