We do realize that, very quickly subsequent to completing his admission, he misleads his mom Bonnie. She inquires as to whether he has finished his repentance. He says he did, yet we just saw him escape down the walkway of the congregation after scarcely starting an Our Father. Something about seeing the cross hanging over the sacred place spooked Anthony. Possibly it’s blame about deceiving the minister, or perhaps it is the trepidation of everlasting discipline for not having enough or the right sorts of sins to tell the cleric.
It’s Anthony’s lie to his mom that matters, and before the end of author/executive Bob Nelson’s film (his first time coordinating), Anthony will have lied numerous more times to numerous individuals. He likewise will have stolen two or three times, dishonestly blamed somebody for a wrongdoing, raised his clench hands to attempt to hurt a few individuals, and pointed a weapon at somebody. Indeed, even after the greater part of that, he’s still a decent child.