May 26, 2011

Vatican closes monastery that attracted aristocrats, dancing nun

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VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican has closed the monastery of a fourth-century Roman basilica on account of “liturgical and financial irregularities” that included performances by a nun who had once been a lap dancer. The Vatican cited “behavior not consonant with the monastic life” at the monastery attached to the Basilica of Santa Croce in […]

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