Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Vinet, Lucien; Format: Book; p.: ports. ; 19 cm. Results 1 – 7 of 7 I Was a Priest. by VINET (LUCIEN). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at I Was a Priest. Author: Lucien Vinet Publisher: Canadian Protestant League Publication Year: Vinet examines why some priests left the priesthood and .

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This story, which is told to impress upon all Roman Catholics the importance of confessing all their sins to the priest, illustrates well the mental tortures and the distortions of conscience brought about in a soul by the spectre of compulsory auricular confessions of sins to a priest, especially by women and young girls.

To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short aas video. Add to wishlist E-mail a link to this book. Indeed they pay dearly in inhuman, excruciating mental tortures.

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We are fully acquainted with the practice of certain q priests in the confessional. Canadian Protestant League Publication Year: When an organization such as the Roman system can control not only the education, the family and policies of the Civil Government of its members, but even their very thoughts and desires, we do not wonder that it can prosper and succeed. First Edition In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.

Includes publisher’s original laid-in order form. In order to provide priests with this incomparable influence over the people through confession, the poor Roman Catholics themselves have vineet pay dearly for that great pruest. Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. The confessional, far from ;riest a place of forgiveness of sins, is very often the scene of the most disgusting sex crimes. A book may have more than one first edition in cases Includes stories and photos of author Father Lucian Vinet of St.


A married woman, who has any amount of natural discretion and honesty, will enter the confessional with apprehension and often despair. She fears that terrible and infallible questionnaire.

This is not my opinion only but it is the teaching of Christ Himself. A married woman enters the confessional. Many of these questions are left to the discretion and indiscretion of the confessor.

The husband might be of Protestant Faith vihet his Roman Catholic wife will have to disclose to the priest the most intimate relations of their marital life. We have seen men tremble, women faint and children cry when the time to confess their sins to us had come. W Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia’s template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

She will tell a strange man secrets which she probably would not dare to reveal to her own husband. Ask the seller a question. If a political party in our country could establish obligatory confession of all its members, the leader would have a complete knowledge of their most secret activities and could exercise a most effective authority over them all. Only one thing saved the good woman and it was the ppriest and blood of her Saviour, Jesus Christ, and certainly not her final confession to a man.

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If my dear Roman Catholic friends open their Gospel according to St. Find Rare Books Book Value. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January This spectacular copy appears unhandled and unread. We often heard preachers of religious revivals or missions in the Roman Church tell their audience the following story, in order to impress upon them the necessity of telling all their lucirn to the priest in confession without omitting the least detail.


However, a child is naturally shy and reluctant to tell what he has done or thought. You are free, of course, to practice the prescriptions of your Church.

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New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. How strange that St. If a son has offended his father and has wandered away to a distant land, the paternal forgiveness it is true, could be extended to this son through the medium of a representative, if the father wishes to do so, but that does not mean that the sins and mistakes of this boy have to be narrated with all their details to the father’s representative in order to receive the paternal forgiveness.

The writings support Christianity, but are a critique of Catholicism specifically. Was it a complete action? Beautiful navy boards with gold lettering