Action Alert!
Catholic Culture Liturgical Living
Catholic Culture Liturgical Living
Catholic World News

Vatican symposium explores sacramental penance in 19th century

October 22, 2021

» Continue to this story on Vatican News

CWN Editor's Note: “The 19th century was marked by the overcoming of Jansenist rigorism, which was widespread in the 18th century, and by the triumph of the moral theology of St. Alphonsus Maria de Liguori, which was more balanced and attentive to the concrete needs of penitents,” said Father Krzysztof J√≥zef Nykiel, Regent of the Apostolic Penitentiary, which has organized the two-day event.

The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.


For all current news, visit our News home page.

Sound Off! supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a current donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.