10/03/2011 04:03 pm ET | Updated Dec 03, 2011

Karate Nuns Learn Self Defense To Protect Convent (VIDEO)

Sure, we've all heard that Catholic school nuns can be stern disciplinarians, but your ruler-on-the-hand story is going to pale in comparison to what these ladies are up to.

After a string of assaults and crimes on their school campus, these sisters took matters into their own hands -- literally -- by learning karate. Now anyone who messes with the children is in store for a very painful surprise.

We can't be positive, but there might be another "Sister Act" in here somewhere.


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