Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[10] Of The Effect Of Confession
< previous   Prologue   next >

Prologue   A[1]   A[2]   A[3]   A[4]   A[5]  

We must now consider the effect of confession: under which head there are five points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether confession delivers one from the death of sin?

A[2] Whether confession delivers one in any way from punishment?

A[3] Whether confession opens Paradise to us?

A[4] Whether confession gives hope of salvation?

A[5] Whether a general confession blots out mortal sins that one has forgotten?