Seal of Confession under attack? Delaware, Vermont bills draw Catholic criticism

By Kevin J. Jones, Catholic News Agency, March 9, 2023 Two state legislatures are considering ending any legal protections for a priest who learns about sexual abuse in the confessional. In response, Catholic leaders warned that the laws are unconstitutional, put priests in legal jeopardy, and endanger confidentiality with penitents. Delaware’s House Bill 74 is... Continue Reading →

Confession: 10 Early Church Quotes

One of the things I struggled with during the process of converting to Catholicism was confession. All of those standard questions were going through my mind. Why do I have to confess to a man? Why is a priest necessary for God to forgive me?  The quick answer is that this what out Lord established. ... Continue Reading →

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