confession

All Noun
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  • Every month, they are expected to send back money and a letter of confession.
  • He told the judge that all his confessions had come under pressure.
  • During this time she refused to make any sort of confession.
  • Now dear child, here you have all my confession, for which I must die.
  • However she was at length brought to a confession and named Doctor Church.
  • Despite this, he was not recorded making any confession to her.
  • Even though he knows their confession would be a lie, he wants to save their lives.
  • It is alleged that two of those involved in his death made confessions years later.
  • For each confession, other players guess that the story is true or made-up.
  • He published his great confession upon the subject and also a second writing in English intended for the common people.
  • However the actual evidence introduced at trial was obtained from forced confessions.
  • A week later they turned themselves in, making full confessions.
  • By his own confession, though he followed the law, he never could overtake it.
  • The subject was convicted based in large part in his confessions made at that time.
  • They recommended that parents should not send their children to Catholic confession.
  • She gets the confession from her father and shows him the wire.
  • Originally under the monarchy, institutions of all confessions were put under state control.
  • And priests were available for confessions all hours of the day and night.
  • Their practice of private confession has fallen into disuse in most areas.
  • This policy allowed people to have their children baptized, even though they themselves did not offer a confession.
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Meaning of confession

  • noun An admission of misdeeds or faults
  • noun A written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party
  • noun (roman catholic church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution
  • noun A public declaration of your faith
  • noun The document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the reformation churches of the 16th century)