Three theologians to receive Ratzinger Prize

July 4, 2011

Pope Benedict will award three European theologians the Ratzinger Prize for their excellence in theological studies.

The pope will present the prizes, which include a cheque for $87,000, to the winners in the Apostolic Palace June 30.

It's the first time the prizes will be awarded since the establishment of the Joseph Ratzinger (Benedict XVI) Vatican Foundation last year.

The winners are: