Author: Thomas John Capel
Release Date: April 27, 2006 [EBook #18270]
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Right Rev. Monsignor Capel, D. D.
Domestic Prelate of His Holiness, Leo XIII, happily
Member of the Congregation of the Segnatura,
Priest of the Archdiocese of Westminster.
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“He hath placed in us the Ministry of Reconciliation.”—2 Cor. v, 18.
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New York: D. & J. Sadlier & co., 31 Barclay Street.
Peter F. Cunningham & son,
In the series of twenty-four conferences delivered in the Cathedral at Philadelphia, during this Lent, was one on “God’s Conditions for Pardoning Sin.” At the request of many, it is now published, but under the title of “Confession and Absolution.” There have been made such modifications and additions as are necessitated by publication, and such others as will cover aspects of the question treated by me elsewhere in the United States.
The extracts from the Fathers which appear in the following pages are taken from the accurate and judicious collection known as “Faith of Catholics,” a work in three volumes, well worthy the attention and study of those who, not having a library of the Fathers, or not conversant with the classical languages, are nevertheless anxious to know the evidence of the early Christian writers concerning the doctrines and practices of the Catholic Church.
T. J. Capel.
Feast of Our Lady’s Sorrows, 1884.
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To this second edition there have been added certain statements and passages, to meet sundry questions addressed to the Author on the subject of Confession and Absolution.
Feast of the Patronage of St. Joseph, 1884.