confession

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  • There was no evidence beyond her confessions, but bad reputations followed these people afterwards.
  • Belief and teaching were based on a number of confessions accepted by the church.
  • If a church regulation is broken a second time there is a confession in the church.
  • The Confession was claimed by several different authors and was very successful.
  • He nevertheless believed in the importance of the idea of confession.
  • According to several reports, including his own confessions, as a child he tortured animals.
  • He is known for his confession to his only friend, prison guard Henry Lesser.
  • Sickles then made his wife write out her confession on paper.
  • Confession meant getting honest about the real state of affairs behind the public persona.
  • Her husband was present for her final confession.
  • And so I made my confession, as follows; but it was all a lie.
  • People whose names were in the confession list were often called in for interrogation.
  • The Confessions was two distinct works, each part consisting of six books.
  • The report was spread that he had made a confession.
  • After an hour of questioning by the minister himself Henry broke down and made a full confession.
  • He also produced several confessions of faith in order to unite the churches.
  • This question however produced divisions and so the emperor ordered each party to draw up a written confession of its doctrine.
  • The police interrogated him, however his confession was not given much weight.
  • The confessions were nevertheless admitted into evidence, and were the only evidence used in the subsequent one-day trial.
  • Individuals had at best the possibility to move into an area where their confession was practiced.
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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)