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Old-School Confessional Revives Saying ‘I’m Sorry’
Originally Posted: 04/29/2013 - 5:44pm | Type: Blog

Confessions among American Catholics have been on the decline for decades, a trend many theologians attribute to changes introduced by the modernizing reforms of the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965). ...

Being Good Doesn’t Make You Free. The Truth Makes You Free.
Originally Posted: 03/28/2012 - 12:10pm | Type: Blog

There’s a trend in starting new Lutheran churches to actually eliminate the confession and absolution in the liturgy because, well, it just makes people feel bad. And let’s be honest, it’s just a lot more appe ...