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‘Let’s do a good housecleaning of the heart this Christmas so as to be at peace and happy’

According to Professor Peter Tyler’s book ‘Confession: The Healing of the Soul’, psychotherapy has its limits

Morning Catholic must-reads: 07/12/17

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An Inquiry into child sex abuse heard that priests should be forced to reveal Confessions in such cases

Why Catholic guilt is good for you

‘Since becoming Catholic, I’ve fallen madly in love with the confessional’

If the Australian Royal Commission get their way, no one will ever want to confess abuse again

The report called for legislation to criminalise priests who fail to break the seal of the confessional

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The Pope said that Scripture and prayer can give people the energy to help those in need

Pope Francis uses incense during a Lenten penance service in St Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis was one of 95 priests and bishops listening to confessions and granting absolution