Summa Theologiae by St Thomas Aquinas
XP: Treatise On Contrition
Q39 Of The Impediments To This Sacrament
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We must next consider the impediments to this sacrament. Under this head there are six points of inquiry:

A1 Whether the female sex is an impediment to receiving this sacrament?

A2 Whether lack of the use of reason is?

A3 Whether the state of slavery is?

A4 Whether homicide is?

A5 Whether illegitimate birth is?

A6 Whether lack of members is?