Pope Francis Goes to Confession

Popes going to Confession is nothing new, and the current Pope going to confession isn't newsworthy.  Pope Francis decision, however, to go off script yet again in a penance service is. Rather than heading for the confessional to which he was being escorted in order to hear confessions, Pope Francis chose to make his way to another confessional where he "spent about three minutes kneeling before the priest’s open confessional and received absolution."  Only after doing so did he hear Read More …