Confessional box 'isn't a dry-cleaners' says pope
Repentance and shame needed to be forgiven
21 Marzo 2017
Vatican City, March 21 - The confessional box is "not a dry-cleaners to remove stains", Pope Francis said Tuesday. "Prayer, repentance and shame for one's sins are needed to be forgiven," he said at a Mass at St Martha's House, the Vatican hostel he lives in.