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No, this is against 1983 CIC 977 (quoted in K-HB's answer). 1917 CIC 884 seems more general, saying that the absolution of an accomplice in unseemly sins is invalid: The absolution of an accomplice in a sin of turpitude (peccato turpi) is invalid, except in danger of death; even in case of danger of death, outside of a case of necessity, it is illicit on ...


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The case you describe is explicitly forbidden and declared invalid in canon law. (The sixth commandment is against adultery.) can. 977 CIC The absolution of an accomplice in a sin against the sixth commandment of the Decalogue is invalid except in danger of death. Additionally a violation of this rule is punished by one of the most severe sentence of the ...


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