Re: Australian priests could be forced to breach seal of the confessional
Originally Posted by spanky
Absolution was the greatest idea any catholic could come up with. Think about it, the authority to absolve any sin. A fundraising bonanza forever.
Hey, tie that to selling indulgences and you've got a goldmine! Interestingly enough, indulgences are making somewhat of a comeback in Catholic circles, I guess they need extra money to pay off all the pedophile priest victims.
There is nothing demonstrably true that religion can provide the world that cannot be achieved more rationally through entirely secular means.