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Confession App-propriate

February 21st, 2011, Promulgated by Bernie

From the National Catholic Register

A Register editorial:

Society is right to be obsessed with the sacrament of confession.

News item: “Confession: A Roman Catholic App” tops all “Lifestyle” apps (digital distribution applications for users of Apple’s electronic mobile devices) at Apple’s App Store. As the Register went to press, “Confession” not only was No. 1 in the “Lifestyle” category, it was also in the Top 100 of all Smartphone applications from Apple.

The mainstream media responded as only it can. An Associated Press video clip showed…

Read the entire editorial here.

 

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One Response to “Confession App-propriate”

  1. avatar Eliza10 says:

    This is great. I think that many downloaded this app so they could examine a real piece of evidence of how ridiculous the Roman Catholic Church is. Something to laugh at. After all, the media is unanimous in presenting the Church as ridiculous, so it must be, right?

    Or, perhaps they left the Church of their childhood, since they were of this un-catechized generation – or are graduates of their Bishop-approved “Fluffy Faith Formation” classes – and they want to have further affirmation that they did the right and reasonable thing in “moving beyond” the Catholic Church.

    So they download this app to see some evidence of the “obvious”, and are instead – surprise! – confronted with never-before-seen, plain and simple, Catholic truth. The truth is certainly planting seeds in unsuspecting minds**, making them concede that perhaps not EVERYTHING about the Catholic Church is ridiculous.

    I was delighted to read in the linked article that “In fact, the app is so good that one story reported that Protestant pastors and even non-Christians were recommending “confession.” ”

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    ** Isaiah 55:11 “So shall my word be, which shall go forth from my mouth: it shall not return to me void, but it shall do whatsoever I please, and shall prosper in the things for which I sent it.”


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