California: bill that threatened confessional seal is withdrawn
July 09, 2019
CWN Editor's Note: A legislative measure that would have threatened the confessional seal has been withdrawn from the California state legislature. SB 360, which required priests to disclose sex-abuse reports—including those mentioned in confession—had prompted hundreds of messages from Catholic residents. The bill cannot now be reconsidered this year.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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