Church all steamed up over sauna confessional

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Vienna’s archdiocese has ruled that a confessional — the box-like structure where Catholic believers confess their sins — cannot be turned into a sauna.

Bidding on a confessional described on eBay as ideal for conversion into a one-person sauna, a small bar or a children’s playhouse was ended when the archdiocese stepped in, AP reports.

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This post was last updated: Jul. 21, 2010