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January 20, 9: In the Roman Church, birth control of all variety is a sin and must be confessed with all its circumstances.

A married woman, who has any amount of natural discretion and honesty, will enter the confessional with apprehension and often despair. A married woman enters the confessional.

The confessional, far from being a place of forgiveness of sins, is very often the scene of the most disgusting sex crimes. Roman Catholics, whether they feel that they ought to admit it or not, are forced into submission to Romanism through the process of torturing auricular confession.

Aa married woman who had not much to confess anyway, told us one day that this obligation of telling everything to the priest was “diabolical” and we could not admit to her at that time that she was absolutely right. And I don’t expect there are many bears in the world called Paddington!

A book may have more than one first edition in cases Confession, we must admit, has worked wonders in that direction. Luke did not say that the Roman Catholic priests can forgive sins through the mental tortures of auricular confession.

Ask the seller a question. A beautiful and very The husband might be of Protestant Faith and his Roman Catholic wife will have to disclose to the priest the most intimate relations of their marital life. The result is that he omits to prkest certain things that are really not sinful but he thinks they are.

The writings support Christianity, but are a critique of Catholicism specifically. The Beat Generation was born out of WWII, and it still continues to exert considerable influence on today’s literary scene. On the other hand, we have seen priests laugh and joke in referring to their embarrassed penitents.


Let us review the confessions of a child, a young lady ppriest that of a married woman. Biblio sellers have a fantastic collection of Beat Generation books and ephemera for browsing. He has been misled and one more Roman Catholic starts a life of mental torture and misconception of the mercy of Christ.

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How often did you consent to these thoughts, lucken, actions, etc. N pbk Main Reading Room. For more information, click here. If a son has viinet his father and has wandered away to a distant land, the paternal forgiveness it is true, could be extended to this son through the medium of a representative, if the father wishes to do so, but that does not mean that the sins and mistakes of this boy have to be narrated with all their details to the father’s representative in order to receive the paternal forgiveness.

Roman Catholics are pridst sadly mislead by Roman priests who teach them that Christ instituted confession when He said: Options in Death Care for Nonbelievers January 12, 5: W Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia’s template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

How do I find a book? This story, which is told to impress upon all Roman Catholics the importance of vniet all their sins to the priest, illustrates well the mental tortures and the distortions of conscience brought about in a soul by the spectre of compulsory auricular confessions of sins to a priest, especially by women and young girls.

Before she died, however, she managed to collect enough strength and courage to whisper this terrible admission to her confessor: Next Monthly Meetings are January 12th and February 16th. Log-in or create an account first! February 16, 5: That child might only be seven years old. If we can say that Mass is a fraud of a financial order, it is also true that confession is an imposture of authority by which priests investigate the minds and souls of human beings.


She was known to have approached frequently the sacraments of confession and Holy Communion.

I Was a Priest

It has been instituted, we priests know it so well, primarily to make it possible for the agents of Rome to control the most intimate reactions of human hearts and minds in the interests of the authority and prestige of a human political and religious system.

See what’s been added to the collection in the current 1 2 3 4 5 6 weeks months years. Can I get a copy? Sign up for our Newsletter. Includes stories and photos of author Father Lucian Vinet of St. As an ex-priest, we will never even suggest that you be unfaithful to your convictions, but as an ex-priest we can also tell you that these mental tortures imposed upon your souls are not a prescription of the Saviour of mankind to obtain forgiveness of your sins, but are pure inventions of men to keep your minds and hearts under the control of a system, the torturous Roman religious organization.

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Some of the links in the page above are “affiliate links. Your secrets that you have confided pucien us in confession will be forever kept and never divulged, you may have no fear of that. The Roman Church appeals to the world for support and membership, the world therefore ought to be thoroughly informed regarding Romanism, and who can better explain the activities of this Roman religious system than ex-priests who are no longer bound by its secrets and discipline