Thursday, February 10, 2011

App Can’t Replace Confession, Vatican Says - NYTimes.com

tbd how many Catholics will now change religion platforms, in order to gain full iPhone support…

A new application being sold on iTunes, “Confession: a Roman Catholic App,” cannot be used as a substitute for confession with a priest, the Vatican said Wednesday.

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But some media reports cast the app as a “virtual priest” for Catholics who do not have time for church, prompting the Rev. Federico Lombardi, the Vatican spokesman, to respond, “One cannot speak in any way of ‘confession by iPhone.’ ”

App Can’t Replace Confession, Vatican Says - NYTimes.com

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