An elderly Italian man went to the local church for confession.
When the priest slid open the panel in the confessional, The man said,
'Father . Way back during World War II, a beautiful Jewish
woman from our neighborhood knocked urgently on my door and asked me to hide
her from the Nazis. So I hid her in my attic.'
The priest replied, 'That was a wonderful thing you did, my son! And you have
no need to confess that.'
'No, no, Father. There is more to tell. She started to repay me with sexual
favors. This happened several times a week and sometimes
twice on Sundays.'
The priest said, 'By doing that, you placed yourselves In great danger of
being discovered; however, two people under those
circumstances can easily succumb to the weakness of the flesh. If you are
truly sorry for your actions, you are indeed forgiven.'
Thank you, Father. That's a great load off my mind but I do have one more
And what is that, my son?' asked the priest.
Should I tell her the war is over?']