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Sacrament of Penance - Latest News

Mar 3, 2021 - 05:00 am .- Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of March is for a renewed experience of the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Dec 14, 2020 - 12:55 pm .- Catholic bishops in northeast Italy have said that the risk of illness amid the ongoing pandemic constitutes a grave necessity permitting priests to confer the Sacrament of Reconciliation under the “third form,” also called general absolution, before and during the Christmas season.
Mar 20, 2020 - 05:01 am .- Pope Francis spoke Friday about the importance of returning to God, the loving Father, in the sacrament of reconciliation.
Mar 29, 2019 - 02:09 pm .- Pope Francis called for the Sacrament of Confession to be elevated in the pastoral life of the Church during a Lenten penitential liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica Friday.
Mar 29, 2019 - 10:28 am .- Pope Francis told priests and seminarians Friday that the sacrament of penance is “the way of sanctification” in which miraculous conversions occur.