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English Benedictines gather on Sunday to discuss future

Members of the English Benedictine Congregation (EBC) are due to meet tomorrow for a specially arranged gathering to discuss how to best foster new life in their monasteries. The EBC is composed of 13 autonomous houses of monks and nuns, with 10 based in England and three in the United States. The Extraordinary General Chapter will take place at Buckfast Abbey, in Devon, from Sunday until next Wednesday.