A religion that has you fabricate repentance for sin is probably fabricating the sin as well.

Christianity for example bleats about what evil does but does not really know what it means by the word.  Foggy talk about evil being not real but just a good that is in the wrong place and wrong time is just foggy talk.  That is too abstract to mean anything to anybody.  It is the price of saying that a God who does not make or tolerate evil has made all things.

Repentance is despising sin and regretting it and promising never to sin again. It is official Catholic teaching that priests were given the power to forgive sins in the confessional to make getting forgiveness easier.

The Council of Trent decreed infallibly that if you express in confession how you regret your sin and will not do it again and this is only because you fear the punishment of Hell that is fine and you will be forgiven validly by the priest. The Church says it is enough if you only repent your sins because you are afraid of Hell. In other words, you reluctantly give up the sins to avoid Hell. It is the punishment not the sin that you despise. This is called repentance or turning away from sin! It obviously is not real repentance at all. Would a man who stopped sleeping with his lover but who wanted to be described as being a good loyal husband? He only pretends to be good and loyal. A system that forgives on the basis of repentance like the kind the Church accepts is advocating selfishness and rewarding it. Even if the whole Church “repented” that way only, it would still claim to be a holy Church. Obviously this is absurd. What it is is a Church that feigns repentance and puts outward observance before changing the heart. Whoever forgives on the basis of fake repentance is really rewarding the sin.
How could it be turning away from sin when it is really just the punishment you don’t want? You want the sin. You still have the sin in your heart. The Church says that God accepts those who repent only because they fear punishment from God for their fear is the start of loving him and he wants to encourage them on the right road. But it is not repentance so how could it be the start of loving God? The Church may reply: “But what about the sinners who turn their lives around and renounce sin because they have begun to love God and others?” But I repeat the point is that it is not turning your life around but only outwardly appearing to do so! The wish not to sin is absent. What you have is the wish to sin but in a different way. The sin of attachment to sin is still being maintained and adhered to.

To forgive means to abandon any will or desire to see a person suffer for the wrong they did you. A God who forgives must also be a God who is vindictive or who likes or exacts retribution.

A God like that who is bad enough. But what about a God who forgives some people who do fake repentance and not others? The Catholic God forgives those who fake provided they go to confession! This is the God who claims to punish only those who refuse his mercy. He is more vindictive than the forgiving version of God.
A Church that forgives paedophile priests who merely stop their sin to avoid punishment and no other reason is effectively rewarding and condoning their sin. Such a religion cannot be considered holy.

Imperfect contrition or imperfect repentance is a mixture of both repentance and unrepentance.  It could be 51% per cent repentance and 49% not repenting.  And that shabby repentance is considered reasonable?  It is corruption to be part of a religion that teaches such rubbish especially one that does harm!
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