Contents: Background to the Study – Penological Reform and the Problems of Nigerian Prisons / Prisoners in Relation
to Prison Ministry – Religious / Christian Reflection on Crime in Reference to Prison Chaplaincy – The Major Causes of Crimes
of Nigerian Prisoners, and their Reference to the Prison Chaplain – Functions of Spiritual-Care as Part of the Treatment of
Prisoners – The Social Role of the Prison Chaplain – Prison Chaplaincy in Germany – Comparative and Relational Prison Factors:
Germany and Nigeria – Conclusion.