Nearly a decade ago, a tiny group of monks in this rural stretch of western Wisconsin realized they might have been too successful at following a vow of poverty.
Today, thanks to LaserMonks Inc., which sells computer printing and office supplies over the Internet -- the abbey is rich.
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Technically, the monks take vows of poverty for life. None of what they have, except for their personal possessions, belongs to them, it belongs to the Catholic Church. The tone was a little sensationalistic. However, they do spend the Church's money on interesting things (like a train set).
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