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From Australian news.com.au
Priests could be ordered to report confessions of sex abuse to police
July 18, 2012 12:00AM
HUNDREDS of years of Catholic tradition in the confessional could be overturned by Victoria’s inquiry into child sex abuse.
Priests would be ordered to reveal crimes told to them in private confessions under one proposal before the inquiry. [Such a law would require priests to violate the Seal of Confession. St. John Nepomucene, pray for us.]
But priests say they will resist being forced to reveal secrets of the confessional.
A parliamentary committee also will look at radical new laws that would see bishops face criminal charges for the misconduct of their priests. [That is an attack on the essence of the Church itself. It seeks to fragment dioceses.]
Liberal Catholic-haters try this every once in a while.
They know they will lose, but they also know that each time the try it, they get a few people on their side. With each attempt they hope the can nudge the needle in their direction until… one day…
At the bottom of the page I linked, HERE, there is a POLL on this. Scroll down.
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