Empty choir stalls illustrate the decline of religious life in the Catholic Church

Empty choir stalls illustrate the decline of religious life in the Catholic Church WASHINGTON — Nearly all of the choir stalls in St. Anselm’s Abbey remained empty at the start of Mass. Only a handful of monks sat where a lively community of over 30 once flourished in the 1960s. … Continue reading Empty choir stalls illustrate the decline of religious life in the Catholic Church