allowable to write down sins and read them/give them to the priest?
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According to the
Q. Is it ever
allowed to write our sins and read them to the priest in the confessional or
give them to him to read?
A. It is allowed,
when necessary, to write our sins and read them to the priest as persons do who
have almost entirely lost their memory. It is also allowed to give the paper to
the priest, as persons do who have lost the use of their speech. In such cases
the paper must, after the confession, be carefully destroyed either by the
priest or the penitent.
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