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Holland's religious laboratory

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People in the Netherlands are leaving the mainstream church at the rate of tens of thousands a year, as it struggles to connect with one of Europe's most secular societies.

Religious affairs correspondent Robert Pigott reports from Holland, where one in six clergy in the Dutch Protestant Church are either agnostic or atheist.


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