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Welsh clerics and congregations confident about future

20 December 2013 Last updated at 09:51 GMT

Fewer than half of the 600 chapels built in Wales in the last 200 years remain places of worship and the Church in Wales faces a similar stark decline.

But, with Christmas round the corner, BBC Radio Wales reporter Robert Thomas went to the Conwy Valley to see whether clerics and congregations are still confident for their religion's future.