Causality of Confession

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Gregory

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Nov 17, 2017, 7:21:41 PM11/17/17
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Who is the proximate cause of the sacrament of confession? I can see arguments for the priest being  the efficient and the instrumental cause. I could not find any writings about this in the summa.

Don Paco

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Nov 17, 2017, 7:34:03 PM11/17/17
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The minister is the 'conjoined' instrumental cause in all the sacraments.

http://iteadthomam.blogspot.com/2016/09/st-thomas-on-instrumental-causality-of_15.html?m=1

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