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Article examines clergy-penitent privilege

September 29, 2022

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CWN Editor's Note: The Associated Press examines state legislation on the clergy-penitent privilege, which recognizes the confidentiality of the Sacrament of Penance. The article’s tone is tendentious: “This loophole has resulted in an unknown number of predators being allowed to continue abusing children for years despite having confessed the behavior to religious officials.”

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