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Francis' false mercy: Absolution is NOT an absolute right of the penitent

Absolution is not an absolute right

The recent words of Pope Francis in an impromptu speech, in which he calls priests who do not always give absolution "delinquents", deny what the Church has always …
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John A Cassani
If absolution were an “absolute right,” there would be no need to confess one’s sins to a priest, because the priest would have no discretion to judge whether a person were making a good confession. Confession would be nothing more than a psychological exercise.