Church Blesses Confession App


An iPhone app aimed at helping Catholics through confession and encouraging lapsed followers back to the faith has been sanctioned by the Catholic Church in the United States.

Confession: A Roman Catholic App, thought to be the first app to be approved by a church authority, walks Catholics through the sacrament and contains what the company behind the program describes as a “personalized examination of conscience for each user.”

“Our desire is to invite Catholics to engage in their faith through digital technology,” said Patrick Leinen of the three-man company Little iApps, based in South Bend, Indiana.

Complete story at Reuters


3 Comments to “Church Blesses Confession App”

  1. Wow! I cannot belive this. It sounds so crazy we can now wash our sins away with our iPhone??

  2. next thing you know you will be able to pay your tides through your phone

    • It is amazing, though, isn’t it? I remember everyone at my office thinking the Japanese were completely out of their minds when they were the first ones to buy phones with tiny cameras in them.

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