Posts Tagged ‘Third Rite Reconciliation’

Debate revived in Australia over Third Rite confession Comments 0

Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Great shocks to the system often can jar loose utterly new responses from institutions typically given to maintaining the status quo. Other times, the effect can be to reopen debates from the past which, not so long ago, seemed definitively closed. That latter scenario may be unfolding in Australia right now, pivoting on once-intense debates Read more

England bishops looked at general absolution for Jubilee Comments 0

Friday, December 11th, 2015

The bishops of England and Wales have discussed whether parishes might celebrate the Third Rite of Reconciliation during the Year of Mercy. But at their November meeting, the bishops did not approve the move, despite some lively discussion. Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth wrote that the bishops acknowledged that valid conditions required for general absolution Read more