Absolution

Absolution is a traditional theological term for the forgiveness experienced in the Sacrament of Penance. This concept is found in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as the Eastern Orthodox churches, the Anglican churches, and most Lutheran churches. ==Roman Catholic Church== Absolution is an integral part of the Sacrament of Penance, in Roman Cat...
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Absolution

• (n.) An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense. • (n.) An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent. • (n.) The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly penitent are forgiven. • (n.) A...
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absolution

1. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense. 'Government . . . Granting absolution to the nation.' ... 2. An acquittal, or sentence of a judge declaring and accused person innocent. ... 3. The exercise of priestly jurisdiction in the sacrament of penance, by which Catholics believe the sins of the truly p...
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absolution

remission noun the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
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Absolution

Ab`so·lu'tion noun [ French absolution , Latin absolutio , from absolvere to absolve. See Absolve .] 1. An absolving, or setting free from guilt, sin, or penalty; forgiveness of an offense. 'Government . . . granting absolution to the nation.' Froude.
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absolution

absolution (ab' suh LOO shuhn) 1. A freeing from sin, guilt, or blame; or a declaration that frees a person from guilt or punishment for sin: 'The priest gave absolution to church members which always makes the parishioners feel a great deal better.' 2. Release from a duty or promise; discharge: 'The soldier obtained absolution from the cha...
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absolution

formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in penance
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absolution

In Christianity, the authority of the church to pronounce God's forgiveness to a penitent sinner. The church acts as Christ's representative, and in so far as the church is filled with the Spirit of...
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absolution

In Christianity, the authority of the church to pronounce God's forgiveness to a penitent sinner. The church acts as Christ's representative, and in so far as the church is filled with the Spirit of God, pronounces the judgement of God
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absolution

in the Christian religion, a pronouncement of remission (forgiveness) of sins to the penitent. In Roman Catholicism, penance is a sacrament and the ... [4 related articles]
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Absolution

the act by which a priest, acting as an agent of Christ, grants forgiveness of sins in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
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Absolution

The Amarr field command ship.
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absolution

[n] - the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance 2. [n] - the act of absolving or remitting
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