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Bishop Urges Utah Lawmakers to Protect Seal of Confession in Sex-Abuse-Reporting Bill

Father Vytautas Markünas, SDB / Cathopic
According to the current Code of Canon Law, priests are prohibited from disclosing any information learned in a confession.

Bishop Oscar Solis of the Diocese of Salt Lake City is urging lawmakers to protect the seal of confession when considering legislation that would change sex-abuse-reporting laws when the reporter is a member of clergy.