Perfectae Caritatis 21

What happens if a community is judged to be dying? The bishops tell:

There may be communities and monasteries which the Holy See, after consulting the interested local Ordinaries, will judge not to possess reasonable hope for further development. These should be forbidden to receive novices in the future. If it is possible, these should be combined with other more flourishing communities and monasteries whose scope and spirit is similar.

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Todd lives in the Pacific Northwest, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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