Law Will Fall Short - by Rev Alastair Pritchard, Templestowe

I write as a minister of a mainline Protestant denomination and therefore not an advocate of the rite of confession. However, I believe that the proposed legislation entailing the mandatory breaking …
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Of course the "reverend" is focused entirely on temporal matters which is not surprising considering the fact that he is protestant. What he completely misses is the most important and dire consequence of the law: it will keep penitents out of the confessional for fear of earthly retribution, thereby making them vulnerable to eternal retribution by virtue of passing from this life not having …More
Of course the "reverend" is focused entirely on temporal matters which is not surprising considering the fact that he is protestant. What he completely misses is the most important and dire consequence of the law: it will keep penitents out of the confessional for fear of earthly retribution, thereby making them vulnerable to eternal retribution by virtue of passing from this life not having confessed grave sins. That is the major problem with this law, well understood by the good priests who will not obey it.

Satan will do anything to keep souls out of the confessional. And, on that score, the law will far from "fall short." And the "reverend," being in his words "not an advocate of the rite [sic] of confession," is fully on board with the diabolical program. He's either a dunce, or intentionally speaking out of both sides of his mouth. Out of charity I'll go with the former.
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