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Confession

# confession - Monday 14 April, 2014

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.

# confession - Monday 3 March, 2014

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.

# confession - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Fancy a confession box for the gaff? You can buy this one I Have Sinned

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

Give up yer aul sins without missing the soaps.

# confession - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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.

# confession - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

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.

# confession - Saturday 12 January, 2013

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.

# confession - Sunday 2 December, 2012

From The Daily Edge 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?

# confession - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Fall guy: Michael Owen admits to diving for England

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

# confession - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

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.

# confession - Monday 24 September, 2012

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.

# confession - Monday 20 August, 2012

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.

# confession - Thursday 8 September, 2011

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.

# confession - Monday 29 August, 2011

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.

# confession - Saturday 16 July, 2011

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…

# confession - Friday 15 July, 2011

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”.

# confession - Friday 1 April, 2011

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.

# confession - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge 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.