Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q[11] Of The Seal Of Confession
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We must now inquire about the seal of confession, about which there are five points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether in every case a man is bound to hide what he knows under the seal of confession?

A[2] Whether the seal of confession extends to other matters than those which have reference to confession?

A[3] Whether the priest alone is bound by the seal of confession?

A[4] Whether, by permission of the penitent, the priest can make known to another, a sin of his which he knew under the seal of confession?

A[5] Whether he is bound to hide even what he knows through other sources besides?