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Inside a monk's 'cell'


Religious orders are advertising for people to try being a nun or a monk for a weekend in an attempt to slow the decline of new vocations.

In 2007, Catholic orders had just 29 novices in England and Wales, down from over 200 in 1972.

Father Luke Jolly from Worth Abbey in Sussex showed Yvonne Murray one of the 'cells' where visitors sleep.


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