Kumlaanstalten Monastery was forced to close. Stock Photography.
"What we are doing is stopping business because a place is needed for routine activities. This is a more or less urgent measure.
How long the rest period is unclear. An employee said the day they heard that it might take several years. Employees are very critical of decisions and consider them short term.
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The monastery has been operating since 2001, and apprentices who have been sentenced to long sentences have been able to find a quiet retreat with spiritual guidance.
Besides the monastery there are also churches that will not be affected.