How do I explain the necessity of Confession to a non-Catholic?


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Through the cross, our sins are forgiven or sins have lost dominion on us? Or is both the same thing? If sins are forgiven through the cross, how do i explain why the sacrament of reconciliation is there?


#2

The following links should give you some information to help explain the sacrament of Confession. If you have any further questions, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

Recommended Reading:

Confession
The Forgiveness of Sins


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