Belgian priest faces charges for failing to reveal man’s suicide plans
November 16, 2017
CWN Editor's Note: A Belgian priest face prosecution for his failure to disclose that a man had revealed his plans to commit suicide. Father Alexander Stroobandt says that the man—who did eventually take his own life—disclosed his plans in a phone call and text messages. The priest argues that these messages were protected by the seal of confession—although sacramental confession by phone is not allowed.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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