Breaking the seal of “confession”

For anyone who isn’t in Ireland, as a result of the recent Cloyne report into the Catholic church’s handling of child abuse, some people have suggested that priests who hear somebody confess to a crime should be obliged to report it to the Gardai. One of the columnists in The Irish Times has written this tongue-in-cheek article on how to go about it, this proving that no matter what happens, the Irish cannot resist making fun of it.

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