Spring 1974

Penance and Reconciliation (photocopy)

Communio and Controversy

John R. Sheets

"Controversy within communio can lead to the emergence of truth and the deepening of charity."

Repentance for Original Sin and Reconciliation in Christ

Carroll Stuhlmueller

"Theology remains certain that no one can be saved apart from the intervention of God in the person of Jesus."

Conversion in the New Testament

Hans Urs von Balthasar

"The central act of all conversion is the awareness of one's reality, elicited by the encounter with Jesus."

Integrity Today?

Carl J. Peter

"Promotion of integral confession of mortal sin is often closely connected with promoting the interests of God's Kingdom."

Recent Developments in the Sacrament of Penance

Francis J. Buckley

"Current reception of Penance stresses healing of the whole person while tending to informality."