Can a Priest Tell The Police a Confession?

Can a Priest Tell The Police a Confession?

The Seal of the Confessional FR. WILLIAM SAUNDERS Can a priest ever tell someone another persons confession? The standard of secrecy protecting a confession outweighs any form of professional confidentiality or secrecy. When a person unburdens his soul and confesses his sins to a priest in the Sacrament of Penance, a very sacred trust is …

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What Are The Promises of The Brown Scapular?

What Are The Promises of The Brown Scapular?

Our Lady’s Promise of the Holy Scapular “WHOSOEVER DIES IN THIS GARMENT SHALL NOT SUFFER ETERNAL FIRE.” – promise of Our Lady to St. Simon Stock on July 16, 1251 History The scapular, the two small pieces of wool most people think of when they hear the word, is a sacramental based on an important …

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See Why Satan Hates the Brown Scapular

See Why Satan Hates the Brown Scapular

When worn in faith, the sacramental is strong weapon against the Evil One. Among the many sacramentals of the Catholic Church, the Brown Scapular is one of the most popular ones. It is a piece of brown cloth that is worn around the shoulders and fosters a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ and his mother, …

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Objections Dividing Catholics and Protestants

Objections Dividing Catholics and Protestants

It’s bracing to find people still fighting the old Protestant-Catholic battles. A leading young Evangelical writer, Tim Challies, just published his rejection of crucifixes, which Religion News Service liked so much that they featured it in their daily email. That’s not a fight you see anyone starting anymore. I’ve been involved in ecumenical works for …

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