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'Dangerous' California Bill WITHDRAWN That Would Have Forced Priests to Violate the Seal of Confession: 'An Amazing Number of People Spoke to Their Legislators'

Doug Mainwaring : Jul 10, 2019  LifeSiteNews.com

"...it threatened the conscience of every American. If any legislature can force Believers to reveal their innermost thoughts and feelings shared with God in confession, then truly there is no area of human life that is free or safe from government intrusion."

airlift(Sacramento, CA)—[LifeSiteNews.com] In a surprise move, a proposed California law which would have forced Catholic priests to violate the seal of confession was tabled yesterday after the bill's author realized the measure lacked sufficient support to pass. (Image: via LifeSiteNews)

The Angelus, a publication of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, attributed the shelving of Senate Bill 360 to "a remarkable grassroots campaign mounted by the state's Catholics, members of other faith groups, and religious liberty advocates from across the country."

"The action follows the delivery of tens of thousands of letters, emails and phone calls from Catholics and others concerned with the free expression of religion," declared a statement issued by the California Catholic Conference. "Hundreds more planned on boarding buses from as far away as Los Angeles to voice their opposition tomorrow"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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