“Many people thought this was a way to substitute for the human experience and it’s not. No diocese has ever given any serious thought that this would substitute for the experience.”
The Rev. John Malone, vice president for mission at the University of St. Thomas, on the $1.99 “Confession: A Roman Catholic App” for smartphones, which prompts an “examination of conscience” based on the information the user submits.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.