absolutions

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  • The sale of absolutions was the source of large fortunes to the priests. Cited from Dutch Republic, Introduction II. by Motley
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  • Bishop O'Neill sang solemn high mass and the cardinal gave the final absolutions. Cited from This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • God alone remits sins; and He pardons those who are penitent, without help from man's absolutions. Cited from Short Studies on Great Subjects, by James Anthony Froude
  • This was taken to extremes by the pardoners who sold absolutions for all kinds of sins to the poor.
  • Some of Luther's parishioners heard him, and bought absolutions. Cited from Luther and the Reformation:, by Joseph A. Seiss
  • There is no other course to pursue, consequently, but to resort to the non-juror, who is the only one able to give valid absolutions. Cited from The French Revolution V1, by Hippolyte Taine OCFV2
  • The Blue Team leaves the ranch with Bob to visit a gym called Absolutions, where the team takes part in self-defense exercises.
  • To attribute to the Church the power of the keys, and then deny the force of her indulgences while admitting her absolutions. Cited from Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2
  • Against the interdict pronounced on his lands, the preachers condemned the Pope and continued to minister the sacraments and grant absolutions.
  • He endeavours to cheat the devil by mortgaging his soul so many times over and over to him, forgetting that he has damnations, as priests have absolutions of all prices. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
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  • The Church offered them its confessional for their unburdening and its absolutions for their assurance, its sacraments for their strengthening and its penances for their discipline and restoration. Cited from Modern Religious Cults and Movements, by Gaius Glenn Atkins
  • The churches were crowded day and night; there was a ceaseless round of confessions, absolutions, masses and communions. Cited from Historical Miniatures, by August Strindberg
  • Shortly before his death, he seemed to fancy that he was still hearing confessions, and went on giving imaginary absolutions, and admonishing poor sinners, till, without agony or pain, he went to his rest. Cited from Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886, by Various
  • Renouncing his self-righteousness, and all dependence on the absolutions of the Church, he trusted for salvation only in the blood of the Lord Jesus. Cited from History Of The Missions Of The American Board, by Rufus Anderson
  • All added that, as with any Roman Catholic, any transgressions of the Roman Catholic faith were fully confessed to a priest or bishop, penances made, and absolutions granted.
  • But such absolutions as are given in public are not sacramental, but are prayers for the remission of venial sins. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part III (Tertia Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • As passengers and crew headed to the stern, where Father Thomas Byles was giving absolutions and hearing confessions, Titanics band continued to play outside the gymnasium.
  • The Apostolic Penitentiary is different from those two and, instead of dealing with contentious cases, issues absolutions, dispensations, and indulgences.
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Root form of absolutions is absolution for the noun.

Meaning of absolutions

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