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To: Oberon
Seeing as how I am not a Catholic, I don't have to confess to anybody but God.

Nevertheless, it is hard for me to see how a priest could offer absolution and forgiveness if the sinner was determined to continue in his sins.

Not saying the Irish government is right. It's not. This IS a freedom of religion thing. I'm just glad that I will never be a priest in such a situation, nor a self-righteous liberal lemming that would try to force this on the Church.

Hang tough, Catholics of Ireland!

10 posted on 06/14/2012 9:16:30 AM PDT by chesley (God's chosen instrument - the trumpet)
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To: chesley

Priests are not supposed to forgive sins if the sinner is determined to continue the sin.


11 posted on 06/14/2012 9:50:20 AM PDT by impimp
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