Limbo Babies

Olivia O'Leary explores the Roman Catholic tradition stipulating that babies who die before baptism cannot go to heaven nor be buried in consecrated ground.

They go to Limbo, an in-between place where they can neither see God nor be reunited with their parents.

Pope Benedict's advisors are now recommending that the centuries-old concept of Limbo be abandoned.

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Olivia O'Leary explores the Roman Catholic tradition stipulating that babies who die before baptism cannot go to heaven nor be buried in consecrated ground.

They go to Limbo, an in-between place where they can neither see God nor be reunited with their parents.

Pope Benedict's advisors are now recommending that the centuries-old concept of Limbo be abandoned.