Pope breaks protocol, goes to confession in public

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quatra wrote:

About confession. People tend to think that god doesn’t know what kind of antics you try to pull off. On the other hand they believe god knows all.
Now, explain.

Mar 28, 2014 5:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
militantis wrote:

quatra, confession is not about informing God of the actions you have taken in life, this he already knows – confession is about the penitent knowing, admitting, and regretting the particular sinfulness of specific actions he has made so that he may move closer to God. It is not so much a recounting of the past as a promise for the future, as during the act, one recites a prayer in which the penitent promises not to sin again.

Mar 30, 2014 4:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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