Saturday 10 December 2016

God's mercy is unlimited

Published 06/11/2016 | 02:30

'The practice of putting clocks back and forward is a nonsense and an unnecessary inconvenience.'
'The practice of putting clocks back and forward is a nonsense and an unnecessary inconvenience.'

Sir - Reading Jody Corcoran's description of how he was refused absolution in St Peter's Basilica in Rome during his first confession in 30 years was very harrowing (Sunday Independent, October 30).

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From this experience, he now wonders whether he will be denied absolution on his deathbed.

During the Synod on the Family there was an effort led by Pope Francis to bring about a more merciful approach to allow people who are in second relationships to be allowed to receive Holy Communion but this was resisted by a majority of bishops.

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