The Catholic Church has approved an app that simulates confession


The Catholic Church has approved an smart phone app that helps guide worshippers through confession.

Patrick Leinen is the developer, and explains the concept on BBC Radio 5 live.

"Examination of consciences are pretty common in churches," Leinen tells Up All Night presenter Rhod Sharp.

"We're doing the exact same thing, it's just that we're tailoring it a little bit more to you."

You can hear other BBC Radio 5 live highlights by visiting the Best Bits section on the website.

Up All Night broadcasts seven days a week, 01:00 - 05:00 on BBC Radio 5 live.

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