• Confessors should seek to bring penitents closer to Jesus, pope says

    Confessors should seek to bring penitents closer to Jesus, pope says

    • Mar 9, 2018

    A good confessor is a good listener, Pope Francis said. By truly listening to the penitent during confession, “we listen to Jesus himself, poor and humble; by listening to the Holy Spirit, we put ourselves in attentive obedience, becoming listeners of the Word” in order to know what God wants to be done, he said.