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Confessors should help young people discern vocations, Pope says

March 09, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Pope Francis said that confessors should help young people to discern their vocations, in a March 9 address to participants in an annual course on Confession. The Pontiff focused his brief address on how confessors should help young people, emphasizing that they should “know how to listen to questions before offering the answers.”

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  • Posted by: rjbennett1294 - Mar. 09, 2018 6:40 PM ET USA

    "Confessors should help young people discern vocations, Pope says" Fine. But isn't this pope being undermined by those clerics who are promoting the famous "paradigm shift." This "shift" seems to do way with the need for confessors, since everyone is more or less allowed to follow their own conscience