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Confession

Pope spends an hour in the confessional for priests of his diocese

Encourages the clergy of Rome to seek spiritual direction

Australian priest excommunicated for breaching the Seal of the Confessional

The excommunication, which is automatic in this case, was approved by the Holy See

It’s not too late to get to confession for Christmas

"Don’t be afraid to ask for forgiveness ... look for a good confessor and do a thorough cleaning!"

Why this Catholic never makes New Year’s resolutions

Don't do it! Here's a Catholic alternative to New Year's resolutions.

Confessors do not make noise, but they do work “miracles”

These priests are the "privileged witnesses" of the way in which this "sacrament of mercy" anticipates the Last Judgment.

Do you hate confessing your sins to a priest? Let this motivate you

Remember, God doesn't gain anything from it. It's you who will benefit!

The knock on my dorm-room door that saved my soul

I can trace my return to the faith to one grace-filled moment.