Pope Benedict will visit Rebibbia Prison in Rome on December 18, the fourth Sunday of Advent, the Vatican announced today.
The German Church is to sell its stake in a company that publishes pornographic books after Cardinal Joachim Meisner said: “We cannot earn money during the week with what we preach against on Sundays.”
Three Italian Capuchin missionaries have died in a car accident in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
George Weigel calls for “a major downsizing of the Irish dioceses“.
UCA News profiles a Hong Kong priest who has created a popular Chinese breviary app for smartphones.
And Paolo Rodari reveals which member of the College of Cardinals has the most Twitter followers.