The leaflets were delivered to homes in Granville Street, Bath Street, Nithsdale Avenue, Claxton* Street and Northampton Road.
One resident, who asked not to be named, said: “I saw the monk in Bath Street, followed by two angry people.”It turns out that homophobic monks have also been sighted in Brighton and Cambridge.
Backwatersman has suggested on Twitter that, like Spring-heeled Jack, the homophobic monk may be a manifestation of our collective subconscious fears.
* Actually it's Caxton Street, after the pioneer of printing. There used to be a type foundry there.