The Pope likes 'em.
This little Friar likes to levitate:hugodrax wrote: ↑Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:08 amHah.
On a side note, may I say that, while I prefer contemplative out of the current range of options, my absolute favorite are bi-locating monks?
In the OP, Pope Francis wrote:The pontiff then entrusted migrants and refugees under the protection of Mary as the Mother of God, adding an off-the-cuff reference to “ancient mystical monks” who taught that in “times of turbulence, it’s important” to seek Mary’s aid.
Both, I think.
St. Joseph and St. Pio also were not monks.
Wowsa! Carthusians are about as ancient and mystical as you can get!