Too Busy for Church? Confessions by Phone

French Catholics too busy to go to church are now being offered a dial-a-confession telephone hotline to confess their sins -- to an answering machine. The hotline, called "Cord to the Lord," was launched at the beginning of the Christian fasting period of Lent by Paris-based telephone messaging service Aabas Interactive. It is due to be taken out of service during the last week of March, at the end of Lent. Penitents can call two different numbers, for 20 or 50 cents per minute. Forty...Full Story
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