Catholic Priest & Buddhist Monk? Thats Right! This is a thread at the Buddhist Forum. E-sangha, Buddhist Forum and Buddhism Forum -> Catholic Priest & Buddhist Monk? Thats Right!= Here is the newspaper article. Catholic monk and Zen sensei: Trappist's new title sign of church's 'inevitable' encounter with the East National Catholic Reporter - Find Articles I personally think someone cannot be both, but a lot of people disagree with me. What does everyone else think?