Louisiana Abbey Finally Able To Sell Its Caskets

Mar 31, 2013
Originally published on March 31, 2013 6:28 pm

Last year, Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan spoke with a deacon at St. Joseph Abbey in eastern Louisiana, where monks have been making simple pine caskets for more than 100 years. Now, for the first time, the brothers are able to legally sell their caskets to the Louisiana public after a court ruling.