Tag Archives: Sacrament of Penance

You may have been going to confessions wrong. Here’s why

Many of us Catholics are tired of hearing our separated brethren insinuate or even directly accuse us of deceiving ourselves with a promise of forgiveness every time we sin. To them, we make sin easy: sin, confess, do penance and voila: you’re free. This oversimplified notion is wrong but not dangerous to the Church until

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Divorced and remarried Catholics should abstain from sex, says US archbishop

The Archbishop of Philadelphia has reiterated that divorced and remarried couples in his archdiocese should live “as brother and sister”. Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders in his archdiocese, which covers 1.5 million faithful. “Undertaking to live as brother and sister is necessary for the divorced

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