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Parents of Madeleine McCann to see Pope

 The parents of little Madeleine McCann. are set to visit the Pope to discuss the plight of their daughter, who was abducted in Portugal 24 days ago. Gerry and Kate McCann are expected to attend a general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor is helping arrange the visit. A spokesperson for the Cardinal said: "The Cardinal is conscious of the prayers of the entire Catholic community in this country for the McCann family at this distressing time. " Having spoken to Dr Gerry McCann, the Cardinal is facilitating the presence of the McCanns at an audience with the Holy Father as soon as is feasible. "The Cardinal also assured Dr McCann of his prayers for the safe release of Madeleine and for the rest of the family." Source: VIS/CCN