Catechism of the Catholic Church

On Reconciliation and Penance in the Mission of the Church Today Pope John Paul II

Apostolic Constitution on Penance Pope Paul VI

On General Absolution Pope Paul VI

On the Need for the Practice of Interior and Exterior Penance Pope John XXIII

Pastoral Letter on Penance Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick

Decrees and Canons on Penance Council of Trent

Penance and Peter Abelard's Move Within Kevin A. McMahon

The Imperative Need to Forgive Anthony Mifsud

Confession: Fidelity to God or Spiritual and Emotional Healing? Jong Rye Gracia Song, SPC

Articles in SIDIC Periodical, 1996:
  • Teshuva Mark L. Solomon
  • Repentance: A Christian Understanding Henri Bourgeois
  • The Communal Dimension of Repentance in Jewish and Christian Liturgies Lucy Thorson
  • Reflections on Repentance: How to Speak of Reconciliation after Auschwitz Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini
  • Reflections on Repentance: Jerusalem Bruno Hussar O.P.
  • Reflections on Repentance: A Meditation for Yom Kippur Jonathan Magonet

    The 'Summae Confessorum' on the Integrity of Confession as Prolegomena for Luther and Trent Kilian McDonnell

    Sin and Sacramental Reconciliation I Monika Hellwig

    Sin and Sacramental Reconciliation II Monika Hellwig

    General Absolution: New Law, Old Traditions, Some Questions Ladislas Orsy

    Reconciliation: Rite and Life Giles Dimock, OP

    The New Penitential Rite I Kevin Donovan

    The New Penitential Rite II Kevin Donovan

    The Catechesis of Reconciliation Christiane Brusselmans

    Trent's Temporal Punishment and Today's Renewal of Penance Peter J. Beer

    General Sacramental Absolution: Pastoral Remarks on Pastoral Norms John Gallen

    Renewal of Penance and the Problem of God Carl J. Peter

    The Social Aspect of the Sacrament of Penance Bernard J. Cooke

    Auricular Confession and the Council of Trent Carl J. Peter

    The Age of First Confession Gerard S. Sloyan

    The Theology of Devotional Confession John F. Dedek

    Penance and Reconciliation with the Church Clarence McAuliffe

    The sacramental grace of penance Robert Reginald Masterson

    Rodriguez and the Confession of Doubtful Mortal Sins Joseph J. Farraher

    Suitable penances for different classes of penitents Joseph A. Spitzig

    The Sacrament of Penance and St. Cyprian's "De Lapsis" Maurice Bévenot

    Vi Clavium ex attrito fit contritus P. De Letter

    Conditionally Rebaptized Converts and Integral Confession Gerald Kelly

    Two Concepts of Attrition and Contrition P. De Letter

    How Does the Priest Retain Sins? Paul F. Palmer

    Diocesan Censures "Late sententiae" and Reserved Sins in the United States R. J. Anable, J. G. Furniss, W. F. Pichla, F. P. Rothlauf, and Joseph M. Snee

    Jean Morin and the Problem of Private Penance II Paul F. Palmer

    Absolution in the Early Church: The View of St. Pacianus Clarence McAuliffe

    Jean Morin and the Problem of Private Penance Paul F. Palmer

    The Generic Confession of Devotion Gerald Kelly

    Insuperable Embarrassment and Confession Hilary R. Werts

    St. Cyprian and the Reconciliation of Apostates John H. Taylor

    The Mind of Saint Pacianus on the Efficacy of the Episcopal Absolution Clarence McAuliffe

    The Mind of Saint Pacianus on the Efficacy of the Episcopal Absolution Clarence McAuliffe

    The Sacraments: A Dogmatic Treatise, volume 3: Penance Msgr. Joseph Pohle

    Theory and Practice of the Confessional: A Guide in the Administration of the Sacrament of Penance Prof. Caspar E. Schieler

    On the Sacrament of Penance Baltimore Catechism

    On Confession Baltimore Catechism

    On The Manner of Making a Good Confession Baltimore Catechism

    The Love of Jesus to Penitents Henry Edward Cardinal Manning

    St. Thomas Aquinas: The Summa Theologica on Penance
    The sacrament of Penance -- Penance as a virtue -- The effect of Penance, as regards the pardon of mortal sin -- The remission of venial sin -- The return of sins which have been taken away by Penance -- The recovery of virtue by means of Penance
  • St. Thomas never completed his treatise on Penance. The remainder of the Summa Theologica, known as the Supplement, was compiled probably by his companion and friend Fra Rainaldo da Piperno, and was gathered from St. Thomas's commentary on the Fourth Book of the Sentences of Peter Lombard.
    The parts of Penance, in general -- The object of contrition -- The degree of contrition -- The time for contrition -- The effect of contrition -- Confession, as regards its necessity -- The nature of confession -- The minister of confession -- The quality of confession -- The effect of confession -- The seal of confession -- Satisfaction, as to its nature -- The possibility of satisfaction -- The quality of satisfaction -- The means of making satisfaction -- Those who receive the sacrament of penance -- The power of the keys -- The effect of the keys -- The ministers of the keys -- Those on whom the power of the keys Can be exercised -- The solemn rite of penance

    The Sacrament of Penance Catholic Encyclopedia, 1911

    The Sacrament of Reconciliation: Thoughts of a Confessor to Confessors Damian Fandal, O.P.

    The Sacrament of Penance Catholic Online

    Confession Must Be Humble, Complete and Accompanied by Firm Purpose of Amendment Pope John Paul II

    Why and How do we practice Confession? A Coptic Orthodox perspective

    The Sacrament of Reconciliation

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