Scola: Four Solutions for the Divorced and Remarried
(09-23-2014, 01:44 PM)SaintSebastian Wrote: Regarding the second thing, it would be wrong to call it a Sacrament without absolution, but non-sacramental confession has a long history in the Church and has been practiced as a means to obtain merit and graces through humiliation and self-accusation.  While one could not be absolved without confessing all one's sins, I don't see how examining one's conscience and at least confessing some of one's sins can make one any worse off, but it may obtain graces that will lead to a change of heart and/or a greater courage and strength to turn from the other sins.
Why call a counseling session confession? Why not just say that the faithful should discuss these issues with their priests?

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Re: Scola: Four Solutions for the Divorced and Remarried - by Geremia - 09-23-2014, 01:56 PM

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