Deception in Confession

I went to Confession this morning. During the Confession, the Priest said something that I didn’t fully understand. I may have initially indicated that I did understand. Later in the Confession, I asked the Priest to clarify, but I never stated that I may have indicated that I understood when I did not. Now I’m concerned that I invalidated the Confession.

No, you did not invalidate anything. Ask for clarification next time.

I’m the original poster and I’m concerned that by discussing what has occurred in my Confessions, I have violated the Seal of Confession…

You are not under the Seal, only the priest is.

Your worries sound very much like a case of scruples. Please talk to someone who can help you with this problem.


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