Sent on 01 September 2004

Confession

An elderly man who lived on the outskirts of Rome went to church for confession.

He said, "Father, during World War II a beautiful woman knocked on my door and asked me to hide her from the Enemy...
So I hid her in my attic".

The priest said, "That was a wonderful thing you did my son, and you have no need to confess that".
"It's worse than that, Father...
She paid me with sexual favours!"

The priest said: "Two people together under those circumstances are greatly tempted to act that way. But if you are truly sorry for your actions, you are forgiven."
"Thank you, Father. That's a great load off my mind.
But I have one more question."

"And what is that?" said the priest.
"Should I tell her the war is over?

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