Pope Francis at the Vatican on June 30. Photo: Reuters

Vatican rejects laws aimed at forcing priests to reveal what they hear in confession

  • Most countries’ legal systems respect the religious right of a Catholic priest not to reveal what he has learned in confession
  • But that right is being challenged more frequently in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis that has embroiled the church
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Pope Francis at the Vatican on June 30. Photo: Reuters
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