Pope to hear confessions in St. Peter's Basilica this week
Dioceses urged to offer 24-hour confessions in run-up to 'day of reconciliation'
Picture: AFP Photo/Vincenzo Pinto
March 27, 2014
Pope Francis often repeats that going to Confession isn't like a torture chamber. Now, the Pontifical Council for Promoting of the New Evangelization wants everyone to know why.
Catholics encouraged to visit designated sites during Jubilee of Mercy
Displaced people given shelter in Catholic school
Calls for all people to adopt green measures in year-long environmental drive
Officials find tolerant atmosphere where critics say is a breeding ground for Islamic extremism
Cardinal warns Filipino candidates in Ash Wednesday homily not to use charity for self interest