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Sunday 4 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# monks

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# on the run
French police search monastery for man suspected of killing wife and four children
Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes has been on the run since 2011.
# Kerry
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.
# Monkey Business
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
Benedictine and Columban orders meeting most child safeguarding protocols
The NBSCCCI reports are largely complimentary to the two orders.
# annals of inisfallen
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.
# Tibet
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.
# China
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.
# Protest
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.
# Tibet
Tibetan monks jailed over immolation death
Three men have been convicted of intentional homicide and sentenced to between ten and 13 years in prison.
# Lap dancing nun
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?
# 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.