Perfect Contrition

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    David New Member

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    Hope all are well in the group.

    My question is thus...our Anglican stance on contrition...

    When can it be deemed salvific...I.e. perfect as the RC say.

    When one prays they are sorry but feels numb in the heart...is he saved without priestly absolution?

    God bless.
     
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    Perfect or imperfect contrition is a Roman contrivance. All you need is to feel sorry for your sins. From what I understand you can be forgiven when you pray to God but you are assured of it when it is announced after the general confession during the absolution. All you need to do is feel contrition and want to repent and do what is right.
     
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