Monks with guns?
In Burma, the Buddhist monks are the value of arms against a despotic government.
When they get down to Old Nuns with guns ... that's a prospect that would have had Stalin begging for mercy....
Reader Trap Tee emails with word that it's already happened, in Kosovo:
Kosovo's nuns take up arms
Independent, The (London), Aug 23, 1998 by Paul Wood
SISTER Anastasija, calm and serene during most of our conversation, became
animated on the subject of the weaponry held at the Orthodox convent of
Devic in central Kosovo. "God is looking at you," she cautioned, explaining
that a TV picture of one of "the nuns with the guns" had been used for
The order of nine nuns have now acquired "six or seven" 9mm automatic
pistols - to be worn discreetly under the habit within the convent, or
placed close to hand in the fields. "They are just small pistols, not great
big rifles," Sister Anastasija said. "We're all women. We go through
the forest or to our land and all we have is one small pistol each. There's a
war here." (snip)