Crisis in Australia: Seal of Confession Intrinsic to the Priesthood, Not a Discipline From a Vow

Catholic Culture, Phil Lawler: Calling for reconsideration of the appalling legislation that would call upon priests to break the confessional seal, Archbishop Christopher Prowse of Canberra writes: “Priests are bound by a sacred vow to maintain the seal of confession.”

Wait. That’s wrong— perhaps even dangerously wrong. See here.