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Perspectives Daily: Priests being forced to break the seal of confession

June 13, 2018
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A new law which will take effect next March, will force priests in the Australian Capital Territory to break the seal of confession or face criminal charges. Here are the stories we cover today:
  1. The pope begins a new series of reflections at his weekly general audience.
  2. The pope's chief abuse investigator is back in Chile for another mission.
  3. Priests in certain parts of Australia can go to jail if they don't comply with a new law.
  4. The pope receives a very special outfit.
In addition to those, here are more Catholic news stories from around the world that you should be aware of:
That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories.
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