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True repentance doesn’t mean tormenting yourself; Padre Pio has a better idea

We should despise our shortcomings, but if we're getting anxious about it, we need a different route.

Confession (and its seal of secrecy) is under attack

Proposed laws against the sacrament in India and Australia

On this ‘Feast of Pardon,’ here’s what you need to get to confession

Pope Francis: We all feel embarrassed to go to Confession, but each time God embraces us and rejoices

Can a priest be forced to betray the seal of the confessional?

The sophisticated technological growth of the media allows for more violations of fundamental private life.

6 Lessons I’ve learned in the confessional

Jesus does different things through different priests ... but it's always Him.

In images: 5 Different ways to say an act of contrition

After confessing your sins to a priest, here are a few options of what to say next.

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.

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