Absolution

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Absolution Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
  • the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance ,
  • the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance

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Absolution Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Absolution is the name of a sacrament of the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican and Lutheran churches. Using absolution, a priest or the church can forgive a sin, after confession.



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  • Andrea Horwath seeks absolution from New Democrats: Cohn
    Just when Andrea Horwath thought she was safe, New Democrats are in open revolt against their leader. Happily for Horwath, the regicide attempt is in a neighbouring province, not Ontario: The knives came out for Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger this week as five dissident ministers quit cabinet and called for his head. It’s unprecedented for so many Manitoba minis Read more on this news related to 'Absolution'
  • Detroit Mercy professor and Ann Arbor resident brings film, mystery to debut novel
    Detroit Mercy professor and Ann Arbor resident. Nicholas Rombes, released his novel "The Absolution of Roberto Acestes Laing" across the country Tuesday. Read more on this news related to 'Absolution'

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