Posts Tagged ‘Sacrament of Penance’

Philippines parish cancels planned ‘online general absolution’

Monday, April 6th, 2020

A parish in the Philippines has canceled an ‘online general absolution’. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Parish in Quezon City, Philippines had advertised the event would be available by livestream, and was set to take place on April 3. On Thursday, the parish issued a retraction and an apology. “Fr. Nelson wants to correct Read more

Confession and anointing the sick rules clarified

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Rules about the sacraments of confession and anointing the sick during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic have been clarified by the Vatican. Chair of the U.S. bishops’ committee on liturgy Archbishop Leonard Blair, sought the Vatican’s advice through the papal representative in the U.S., apostolic nuncio Archbishop Christophe Pierre. Pierre in turn checked with Archbishop Arthur Read more