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Church-State meeting on the secrecy of confession


Gérald Darmanin and Bishop de Moulins-Beaufort must also address the other key points of the Sauvé report.

"Calm down the controversy over the secrecy of confession, which relates to one of the forty-five proposals in the

Sauvé report on sexual abuse in the Church

, to focus on the extent of the measures advocated."

This is the state of mind of the Catholic Church as of the Ministry of the Interior ”,

blows an informed source, the day before the meeting, this Tuesday at 2 pm, between the president of the Conference of Bishops of France, Bishop Éric de Moulins-Beaufort, and the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin.

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“The work to be done is considerable.

The tree of the secrecy of confession should not hide the immense forest of measures to be taken to defend the victims, ”

concludes this source, which specifies that the teams of the administration and the Church worked together to prepare


this appointment.

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Source: lefigaro

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