mike said:This one is actually interesting:
Inside Vladimir Putin’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Mountain
Yikes, the end of Athos is nigh! Are there Pokemons on Athos?Now most of the cells have Wi-Fi, and many of the monks keep iPhones tucked into the pockets of their robes.
one may also wonder what else Christianity consists of apart criticizing each other.Ok so some or a lot of monks are spending time online but that doesn't mean there are not holy monks there or in monasticism.mike said:Even we had like 3 or 4 monks here, 2 of them of Moscow Patriarchate (ROCOR, well one was on-and-off in there). I do not see why everyone is so surprised. There are plenty of monks on facebook. One may wonder what else monasticism consists of apart from arguing online.