The Seal of Confession
(11-15-2014, 12:20 AM)christulsa123 Wrote: Does anybody know to what degree a confessor cannot act on what they hear in confession?  Are they strictly obliged to forget everything they heard and even not let the confession reenter their mind if they see the penitent outside of confession?  I've wondered about this, how much the priest is thinking about me and my sins that I just confessed to him earlier.  Its probably scruples on my part, but I always wondered about this.  ???
I have heard it said that if the priest confronts you outside the confessional with something that you said in confession he commits a mortal sin.

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