VATICAN CITY (RNS) A person who has confessed “with a sincere heart” and is repentant cannot be denied forgiveness, the pope said.
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NEWARK, N.J. – Asked if he realized he was committing a crime by having sex with a 15-year-old boy when he was 40, the priest said, “I just came fr (sic) my country and really in Ecuador a person at 15 years old is not consider (sic) so innocent.”
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) “How can you hear a confession about somebody abusing a child and the matter must be sealed up and you mustn’t talk about it?” asked Archbishop of York John Sentamu.
ROME (RNS) As part of Pope Francis’ pastoral reforms, all 44 members of the Roman curia, or governing body, must take turns hearing confession at a church near the Vatican.