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Confession

Confession is “the only real space of authentic freedom”

Cardinal Piacenza inaugurates confession course at the Vatican, urging priests to 'profound and paternal' listening

Do you see confession as a chance for coffee with Our Lord? Pope Francis suggests you could

Christ is not seeking to condemn you, no matter what you've done, says the pope.

Pope’s 24-hour confession initiative a worldwide hit

We have received testimonies from China, Mongolia, Alaska ...

“… and I absolve you from your sins …”

Photo of the Day: February 16, 2018

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!