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Could the Kasper proposal, decisively rejected by the synod fathers, really be in the papal text?

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Rector at basilica says he has also seen a rise in non-Catholics wanting to go to Confession

Pope Francis made the plea at a penitential liturgy in St Peter’s Basilica before hearing Confessions

Let’s hope that our churches are thrumming with activity

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Priests will hear Confession at churches in England and Wales on March 4 and 5 as part of the Pope’s ’24 hours for the Lord’ initiative

Bishop Egan says in a pastoral letter that sin is not like a ‘stain to be dry-cleaned’ but more a ‘lack of love or lovelessness’

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Even practising Catholics have lost a sense of sin

There needs, of course, to be a balance