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Confession

Pope says we should take a lesson from how kids go to confession

The Bishop of Rome says he loves to hear children's confessions and that we have to learn how to relate to God as they show us in the sacrament

An autistic priest with advice for autistic penitents and those who hear their Confessions

Added to the regular nervousness is our extra sensory or social difficulties, but these tips can help.

Are we really ready to get repentance right?

Conversion is more demanding than we might think

Premier admits Victoria’s mandatory reporting law for confessors meant to “send a message”

Archbishop laments that lawmakers don't realize the sacrament is anonymous, and are missing a chance to do something that will actually protect children

New Wisconsin bill threatens the sacrament of Confession

The proposed legislation mirrors the California Confession bill, which was ultimately withdrawn before a vote could be held.

No more excuses! Go to confession

Begin by asking to see yourself as God sees you.

What will make us stop neglecting Confession

It's a priceless treasure but somewhere along the line, we stopped needing it (or so we think)

Martyrs of the secrecy of Confession: How many beatings would he take?

Blessed Fernando Olmeda Reguera wasn't about to betray his priesthood. He is one of the many victim priests of the Spanish Civil War.

Martyrs of the secrecy of Confession: His high-profile penitent caught the authorities’ eye

Blessed Richard Thirkeld became the confessor for St. Margaret Clitherow, the wife of an official of the city of York.

Martyrs of the secrecy of Confession: Would one priest betray another?

These two martyrs of the Spanish Civil War went to their death defending their priesthood, including the Sacramental Seal.

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