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Tigoni raised to Abbey; elects first abbot, John Baptist Imai

Tigoni raised to Abbey; elects first abbot, John Baptist Imai

The Conventual Priory of Prince of Peace at Tigoni (Kenia) was raised to an Abbey, 42 years after its foundation. The monks elected Fr. John Baptist Oese Imai OSB, hitherto Conventual Prior, their first abbot.
Downside Abbey : Habemus Abbatem

Downside Abbey : Habemus Abbatem

Dom Nicholas Wetz has been elected Abbot of Downside Abbey and has announced that the community will leave Stratton-on-the-Fosse.
Fr. Marion Nguyen, student of Sant'Anselmo, elected abbot

Fr. Marion Nguyen, student of Sant’Anselmo, elected abbot

Directly before his election, Abbot Marion Qui-Thac Nguyen was a resident of Collegio Sant'Anselmo as he pursued a doctorate in Monastic Theology at the Pontifical University. Read his remarkable story here.
Julian Schaumlöffel Appointed New ICBE President

Julian Schaumlöffel Appointed New ICBE President

Fr. Julian Maria Schaumlöffel, O.S.B., the new president of the International Commission on Benedictine Education, is from Königsmünster Abbey in Meschede, Germany. Read the full biography and story here.
Terrorist Attack on Missionary Benedictine Foundation in Northern Mozambique

Terrorist Attack on Missionary Benedictine Foundation in Northern Mozambique

The newly-founded monastery of St Pachomius in N'nango was attacked on 12 May by members of an Islamist terrorist militia.

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