Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[39] Of The Impediments To This Sacrament
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We must next consider the impediments to this sacrament. Under this head there are six points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether the female sex is an impediment to receiving this sacrament?

A[2] Whether lack of the use of reason is?

A[3] Whether the state of slavery is?

A[4] Whether homicide is?

A[5] Whether illegitimate birth is?

A[6] Whether lack of members is?