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Vatican Says No to iPhone Confessions

Written on February 13, 2011 by Adam Eve

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An iPhone confession application for a Roman Catholic on the go was made and endorsed by the Catholic Church. However, the Vatican City disapproves of it.

Little iApps’ “Confession: A Roman Catholic App” has evoked disapproval of the Vatican. That is after Bishop Kevin Rhodes of the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend have granted the iPhone application an imprimatur — an official endorsement from the Catholic Church.

As pointed out by Vatican’s spokesman, Federico Lombardi:

“It is essential to understand that the rites of penance require a personal dialogue between penitents and their confessor. It cannot be replaced by a computer application.”

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