Sister Apollonia Buchinger, right, and postulant Claudia Schwarz kneel at the altar in the abbey in Altomuenster, Germany, on Dec. 6. The library holds in excess of 500 books that were off limits to all but the abbey’s nuns for over five centuries.

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