Vatican announces indulgences for World Youth Day
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- To help encourage prayers for a spiritually fruitful World Youth Day in Madrid, the Vatican announced Aug. 11 that Pope Benedict XVI had authorized a special indulgence for anyone who, "with a contrite spirit," raises a "prayer to God, the Holy Spirit,.........
In central Madrid's Buen Retiro Park, 200 portable confessionals will be set up for confessions that begin Aug. 14. The pope will hear confessions at the park Aug. 20.
When I read this, I immediately thought someone should coordinate a victim's group to sit at those confessionals and hear the confessions of priests.....and bishops......as a mater of fact, I had this dream a long time ago. The clergy lined up for miles......
Diane Dougherty http://dianedoughertysblog.blogspot.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org