Posts Tagged ‘Monk’

Carmelite Monks into roasting coffee

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

We all know that monks and nuns are famous for brewing some of the finest beer and working wineries. But did you know that now your coffee (or tea) addiction can benefit the church as well? Read more Related Posts:What a brew! Catholic cathedral relics and bones…Rehabilitation of the first papal vineyard in France…Budget 2021: Read more

Buddhist Monk found beaten

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

A 58-year-old Vietnamese monk on the premises at the time was assaulted and then handcuffed before the offenders fled. Police currently investigating the “particularly nasty” assault were asking the public for assistance to help identify the three offenders involved. Three suspects are being searched for. Continue reading Related Posts:Police chase ends in an arrest on Read more

Pope Benedict happy living ‘like a monk’

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

“I live like a monk and I’m fine. I pray and I read,” Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has told a German friend who visited him recently at his new residence in the Mater Ecclesiae monastery in Vatican City. Manfred Lutz, a German scholar who is a member of the Pontifical Council for the Laity and Read more

Monks’ beer wins award

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Monks at Ampleforth Abbey can celebrate after their beer was named “Best Drink of 2012” at the Deliciously Yorkshire Awards recently. Their unique Abbey Beer beat off competition from across Yorkshire to walk away with the accolade less than six months since it was first put on the market. “Although Ampleforth Abbey Beer is based Read more