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Martyrs of the secrecy of Confession: The general wanted to know if they’d plotted against him

Father Peter Marielux (1825) was chaplain of the Spanish forces trying to ward off Peruvian independence.

California confession bill passes state senate

SB 360 must now be taken up by the assembly

California Senate to vote on amended seal of confession bill

SB 360 amended, but it is still unacceptable to Catholic leaders.

Barron: It’s time for Catholics (and all religious people) to wake up to the danger of the California Confession bill

Does anyone doubt that, if this law is enacted, attempts will be made to entrap priests?

Want to be an ecology-minded priest? Spend more time hearing confessions

Cardinal Piacenza reasons that with the world's need for healing, the best solution is the sacrament.

“Thank you for being in the confessional,” pope tells priests

Praises Capuchins for making Sacrament of Reconciliation available all day long.

I love the saints, but this is the first time I’ve been sure one has gotten me a miracle

If you have a big intention in your life, an enormous obstacle you don’t seem to be able to move, maybe it’s time to enlist the help of the saints.

24-Hour availability for confession to focus on “Nor do I condemn you”

Now in its 6th year, this initiative of Pope Francis continues its global reach.

Belgian priest convicted for not revealing suicidal man’s confession

The court ruled that the secret of confession could not be used as a defense