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How to make confession easier

Don't look at just one facet of it, when there's a promise of something so great at the end.

5 Ways regular confession is making me a much better mom

At first this sacrament was hard for me -- who likes speaking up about their sins? -- but my family is reaping the fruits as much as I am.

Pope to welcome 550 “missionaries of mercy”

Priests with special Confession ministry will participate in conference in Rome.

5 Divine Mercy Sunday lessons from ‘Paul, Apostle of Christ’

The movie reminds us that mercy is not quite as simple as we sometimes think.

Sydney archbishop says priests will suffer martyrdom before divulging confessions

But premier of New South Wales says "question of the seal of confession" will be addressed at national level.

Just sit in the church during a penance service

The world was being set right, redirected, brought closer to its creator and redeemer ...

‘How truly difficult it is to let ourselves be loved!’ Read the pope’s moving message before confession

We would always like a part of us to be freed of the debt of gratitude ....

Pope: Young priests have an advantage with the young, but also a handicap

In moving message to confessors and future confessors, Francis reminds them to master the art of listening

Exorcist at Rome conference helping priests learn to detect “spiritual disorder”

Hearing confessions is a "very exalted" mission, but one that is "not easy," says Vatican official