They did it “for the good of humanity”

In a day heavy with news of schism you may welcome this story on the, um, lite side:

A study in which teetotal Spanish nuns drank a regular half-liter of beer showed that beer may help reduce cholesterol levels, a group financed by the Spanish Beer Makers’ Association said on Thursday.

The experiment did not appear to have won many new beer fans among the teetotal Cistercian nuns who took part, chosen on the basis of their steady lifestyle and balanced diet.

“We did it for the good of humanity,” Sister Almerinda Alvarez told the newspaper El Pais.

Read it all here. Thanks for the link goes to Mad Priest.

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