Volume 3 of pope’s trilogy due before Christmas

October 1, 2012

The third volume of Pope Benedict’s book on Jesus of Nazareth should be published before Christmas, the Vatican said.

The volume, focusing on the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ infancy and childhood, will be the third and final volume in the series of books the pope has written “to make known the figure and message of Jesus,” the Vatican said in a statement Sept. 21.