FILE PHOTO OF PRIEST HEARING CONFESSION INSIDE CHURCH

FILE PHOTO OF PRIEST HEARING CONFESSION INSIDE CHURCH

At their annual fall meeting in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops issued a call to Catholics to take advantage of the sacrament of penance, especially those who have not gone to confession for some time. In a 2009 file photo, Father Laurence Tracy hears a confession at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Rochester, N.Y. (CNS photo/Mike Crupi, Catholic Courier) (Nov. 14, 2012) See BISHOPS PENANCE (UPDATED) and BISHOPS ROUNDUP (UPDATED) Nov. 13, 2012.

 
 

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