See this online text:
- Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation “Reconciliatio et Paenitentia” on Reconciliation and Penance in the Mission of the Church Today, by St. John Paul the Great (2 December 1984). Available on this page of Catholic Culture; in 2 parts, part 1 here and part 2 here, at Servants of the Pierced Hearts of Jesus and Mary; at the Holy See; and at IntraText.
See also the following related text(s):
- The Sacraments: A Dogmatic Treatise. Volume III, Penance, 2nd revised edition, by Rev. Joseph Pohle, Ph.D., translated by Arthur Preuss (St. Louis, Mo. and London: B. Herder, 1918). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, epub, mobi, and other formats, at Internet Archive. The 1st edition (1917) is also available at Open Library and Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archive.
- Theory and Practice of the Confessional: A Guide in the Administration of the Sacrament of Penance, 2nd edition, by Prof. Caspar Erich Schieler, edited by Rev. H.J. Heuser, with an Introduction by Archbishop S.G. Messmer (New York, Cincinnati, Chicago: Benziger Brothers, 1905). With Imprimatur. May be read online, and available in pdf, mobi, epub and other formats, at Internet Archive, with a 2nd copy at Internet Archiveand Open Library, and a 3rd copy at Internet Archive. Also available at HathiTrust, with a 2nd copy at HathiTrust.
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