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#Confession

From TheJournal.ie Greek farmer confesses to killing American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker Murder

Greek farmer confesses to killing American scientist whose body was found in WWII bunker

Eaton had been attending a conference on the island.

From TheJournal.ie 'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations Euthanasia

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

8 confessions that we need to be forgiven for immediately

Big bag of confession with the lads.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian hopes rise for breakthrough in 1980s killings Confession

Belgian hopes rise for breakthrough in 1980s killings

A confession by a former policeman might hold answers to the murders.

From TheJournal.ie Belgian authorities finally have the 'man in the hat' in custody Identified

Belgian authorities finally have the 'man in the hat' in custody

Mohamed Abrini has confessed to being the man seen at Brussels airport.

From TheJournal.ie Levi Bellfield admits killing British teen Milly Dowler Confession

Levi Bellfield admits killing British teen Milly Dowler

Despite his conviction for the girl’s murder, this is the first time he has ever admitted it to police.

From TheJournal.ie Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for France

Identical twin admits to rapes his brother was imprisoned for

Yoan Gomis confessed to his crimes after his twin brother Elvin had been wrongly imprisoned for ten months.

From TheJournal.ie Sharing everything about yourself online can be a form of self-bullying Tell All

Sharing everything about yourself online can be a form of self-bullying

“You can lose honour and respect if you’re revealing something ludicrous and silly that you’ve done.”

From TheJournal.ie Enda's only at the Ploughing for this woman's brown bread Enda Kenny

Enda's only at the Ploughing for this woman's brown bread

It all unfolded live on air.

From TheJournal.ie Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn't commit Freedom

Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn't commit

The two men are mentally impaired and one of them is the longest serving death row inmate in North Carolina.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby Confession

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

From TheJournal.ie North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs "confession" Free

North Korea deports 75-year-old Australian after he signs "confession"

The missionary had been detained last month for distributing religious material.

Fancy a confession box for the gaff? You can buy this one

Give up yer aul sins without missing the soaps.

From The42 Cycling’s 2013: Armstrong admission overshadows Froome dominance Road Trippers

Cycling’s 2013: Armstrong admission overshadows Froome dominance

Team Sky took the yellow jersey at the Tour but the big story arrived away from the Champs Elysees.

From TheJournal.ie American confesses to murder as he is executed Death Penalty

American confesses to murder as he is executed

William Happ raped and strangled Angie Crowley in 1986 but only confessed as he lay on execution table.

From The42 Lance Armstrong 'plans to admit doping' in Oprah interview Confession

Lance Armstrong 'plans to admit doping' in Oprah interview

The shamed former peloton leader will tape an interview with Oprah Winfrey on Monday in Austin.

11 things we all did when we were kids Irish Childhood This post contains videos

11 things we all did when we were kids

Did you learn about Willie Birmingham? And use furniture to avoid lava?

From The42 Fall guy: Michael Owen admits to diving for England I Confess

Fall guy: Michael Owen admits to diving for England

The Stoke striker admitted to ‘winning’ spotters against Argentina in two World Cups.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I don’t want my son to make his Communion, but I’m worried Read Me

Column: I don’t want my son to make his Communion, but I’m worried

Communion takes up too much school time says Emma Gilmore, but by opting out she fears her son may be ostracised.

From TheJournal.ie Germany's Catholics told to pay church tax or no sacraments Catholic Church

Germany's Catholics told to pay church tax or no sacraments

Anyone who does not pay between eight and 10 per cent of income tax to the church will no longer be able to receive sacraments or become a godparent.

From TheJournal.ie Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed Sweden

Swedish serial killer case to be reviewed

Sture Bergwall was convicted of eight murders before later retracting his confession – and being acquitted in three cases.

From TheJournal.ie China: Gu Kailai given suspended death sentence for Heywood murder China

China: Gu Kailai given suspended death sentence for Heywood murder

Gu Kailai was found guilty of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, a crime she had confessed to, and given the death penalty with two years’ reprieve in a case which has rocked China.

From TheJournal.ie No exceptions for priests in child abuse legislation Child Abuse

No exceptions for priests in child abuse legislation

Catholic confession will not get special treatment in new laws over reporting child abuse, the government has confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments Confession

Shatter insists mandatory reporting will apply to priests despite Cardinal's comments

Cardinal Seán Brady has said that the seal of the confession is inviolable and that any attempt to undermine it is a challenge to the right of Catholics to freedom of religion.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should priests be exempted from mandatory crime reporting?

The government is to make it a crime for priests not to report a crime if it’s confessed to them. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions Confession

New row between Church and State over ‘privileged’ confessions

Frances Fitzgerald says the ‘privilege’ of confession will not exempt a priest from new duties reporting child abuse.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know this morning, including a row between Church and State, the wrong type of Roscommon U-turn, and a bad day for Lady Gaga…

From TheJournal.ie FG's Charlie Flanagan says the Papal Nuncio should be expelled Cloyne

FG's Charlie Flanagan says the Papal Nuncio should be expelled

The Vatican’s response to allegations of clerical sex abuse in Cloyne was described as “unhelpful”.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Cardinal Rules Part 18. Diary of a priest stuck in a confessional. Cardinal Rules

Column: Cardinal Rules Part 18. Diary of a priest stuck in a confessional.

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings us exclusive extracts from Fr Brendan Phelan’s short but intense journal, Without Hope, about his five days locked in a confession box.

iConfess to Almighty God - Church approves confession app IConfess This post contains images

iConfess to Almighty God - Church approves confession app

The new app means you can confess to the Almighty while on the go, plus our top five religious apps.