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Archbishop Prowse criticised new mandatory reporting laws which include the sacrament of Confession

The state has the right to know many things, but it has no jurisdiction over matters of conscience

Church is to appeal ruling by US state court that priest should be compelled to testify

The details of the case have been distressing: surely the jury can hear these in private?

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