The Sacrament of Penance, also called reconciliation or confession, is the means through which God grants pardon for sins.
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Amid the outbreak of coronavirus and many dioceses worldwide suspending Masses and confessions, the Vatican has clarified that if a general absolution is done, it must be approved by the bishop, and it must be done in person.
Post-abortion healing ministries welcomed the papal initiative, but it also sparked some questions among the faithful.
In a Sept. 1 letter for the upcoming Year of Mercy, the Holy Father also granted to priests of the Society of St. Pius X the faculty to ‘validly and licitly’ absolve sins.