A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

Categories: Animals

Meet Brother Carmelo Bigoton (translated from Spanish — "moustache"), a stray dog who recently became an inhabitant of the Monastery of St. Francis in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

(10 photos in total)

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A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

The saint, after whom the Franciscan monastic order was named, is known as the patron saint of animals. Therefore, it is quite logical that the monks extended a helping hand to the dog who lived on the street.

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

Now the happy four-legged pet is enjoying life to the fullest.

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

"His whole life is games and running," Franciscan monk Jorge Fernandez told The Dodo.

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

"All the brothers here love him very much. He is God's creation."

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

Brother Bigoton even wears a cassock sometimes. Perhaps the outfit also affects him somehow, and the dog is taken seriously for monastic duties.

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

"Here is Brother Carmelo preaching to the fishes," the monk Kasper Mariusz Kapron wrote in the caption to one of the photos. It was he who became the first to publish photos of the monastery pet on the Internet.

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

 

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

 

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

 

A stray dog became a real Catholic monk

Keywords: Pets | Catholics | Catholicism | Monastery | Dogs

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