A state in Australia passed a law requiring priests to violate the seal of confession. Cale talks about this and the nature of confession as a whole. Why can’t priests break the seal? What is the biblical basis for the sacrament of confession?
Caller question: Can Pope Francis intervene in this situation?
Caller question: What is the priest supposed to do if a person tells him they are planning on committing suicide? Can they break the seal then?
Also discussed: How confession changed an NFL football player’s life.