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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