The Word Among Us

June 2012 Issue

A Celebration of Mercy

Not Trial before Prosecution

By: Carol Glatz

A Celebration of Mercy: Not Trial before Prosecution by Carol Glatz

Priests hearing confessions need to replace any nega­tive or aggressive attitudes with meekness and mercy toward the penitent, said a Vatican expert on confession.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation “has led to a unilateral overempha­sis on the accusation and listing of sins,” said Bishop...

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