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Vatican doctrine office encourages single mothers to receive Communion after confession

Posted on AllSides December 14th, 2023
From The Right
Religion and Faith, Christian, Catholic, Single Mothers, Confession, Eucharist
Carlos Perez via Cathopic

The Vatican’s doctrine office published a letter on Thursday confirming that single mothers can receive Communion after going to confession and urging the need for further “pastoral work” in parts of the world where single mothers might still face harsh judgment. 

In the letter signed on Dec. 13, Cardinal Victor Manuel Fernández underlined that women who chose life and face difficulties because of this choice should be “encouraged to have access to the healing and consoling power of the sacraments.”

“Pastoral work should be done in the local Church to make people...

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