Manoel de Sá

(c. 1530—1596)

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Portuguese Jesuit. In 1595 he published Aphorismi Confessariorum, a manual of casuistry in dictionary form. It was put on the Index in 1603 for allowing confession and absolution to be made by letter, but the corrected edition of 1607–8 was much esteemed.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

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