Friars to Close Oxford Theological Hall
From The Guardian:

"The Franciscan friars of Oxford are accustomed to turmoil. Henry VIII dissolved the friary during the Reformation, and alumni have been imprisoned, struck by the plague and called the anti-pope. But their troubles will soon be over, although perhaps not in the way they would want.

"The Capuchin Franciscan Order, which runs Greyfriars, one of Oxford's seven theological halls, announced last week that there were not enough friars or money to keep it open. Only one school-leaver who applied to Oxford for entry in 2008 named it as first choice, and because there are fewer friars more lay staff have had to be recruited.... Read the full article (external link).