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'
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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.
Jesuits in Asia-Pacific look at ways to curb the exploitation of migrant workers
Through training, once-struggling farmers now able to maximize their returns
Urges government to give back church schools and allow Catholics to contribute to educating the people
Publication highlights events, issues discussed at gathering in January
Previously unreleased material will focus on mercy and compassion