Tag Archives: Sin

Never let shame keep you from confession

While Reconciliation is intended to allow Christ’s victory to overcome sin in our lives, what happens when shame over one’s sins is so great that it keeps people away from the sacrament? The famous Spanish theologian Father José Antonio Fortea discussed this phenomenon and practical solutions to it in a recent blog post. Normally, a

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“Nothing Is Ever Anybody’s Fault”

“Nothing happened to me, Officer Starling, I happened. You can’t reduce me to a set of influences. You’ve given up good and evil for behaviorism…nothing is ever anybody’s fault. Look at me Officer Starling. Can you stand to say I’m evil?” The above quote, from the Thomas Harris novel, is an evil but brilliant man’s

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Pope Francis outlines difference between Sin and Corruption

Pope Francis delivered the homily at his daily Mass on Friday at the Santa Marta residence chapel, where he provided a catechesis on sin and corruption so that God’s mercy can truly be appreciated. “Corruption is a very easy sin for all of us who have some power, whether it be ecclesiastical, religious, economic, political

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