After winning recording contract, French nuns receive death threats
Catholic World News - August 03, 2010
In a disquieting new development, the cloistered Benedictine nuns who recently won a major contract to record Gregorian chants have reported receiving death threats.
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Posted by: marttywinston6762 -
Aug. 03, 2010 9:04 PM ET USA
No, I think it is totally within the gregorian chant community. It only makes sense that the first place to look for the instigator would be the 70 other communities in the competition.
Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Aug. 03, 2010 6:58 PM ET USA
I knew there was some resistance in the lite-rock community to the resurgence of chant and truly prayerful music, but this is truly macabre.
Posted by: rpp -
Aug. 03, 2010 6:27 PM ET USA
How bizarre. What could possibly motivate any person to do such a thing?
Posted by: Gil125 -
Aug. 03, 2010 5:48 PM ET USA
Probably from some post-Vatican II guitar players.