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German Old-Rite Trappist Abbey Will Be Closed Down

The old-rite Trappist abbey of Mariawald, Germany, will be closed down. The Vatican, the Trappist order, and the Diocese of Aachen on whose territory the abbey is located, have announced this in …
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Cinik
What is source for this news?
Josefine
Far too much money and no kindness...Money can´t buy it.
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susi27
It is sad
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Tomassus
A November 2016 item from Aachener-Zeitung.de ( Abtei Mariawald: Unruhe nach dem Rücktritt von Joseph Vollberg : Abbey Mariawald: unrest after the resignation of Joseph Vollberg) provides the context and basis for such a decision: A “revolt” of the “old guard” (the monks who “grew up” with the post-Vatican 2 changes) against the “new regimen” (the unmitigated Rule of St. Benedict)!
It is a pity that such a monastery will be closed and the Trappist Monks will be transferred to other domiciles
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so sad
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Jungerheld
Tragic. I suppose nothing can be done?
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