public confession

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  • They died after a brief struggle, having made no public confession of their crimes. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • It was custom for her to make a public confession and name the father of her child.
  • But something more was needed; there had been public denial, there must be public confession. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: John 15-21, Maclaren
  • It has now been 30 years since the first false public confession.
  • But it would never do, it was plain to me, to make public confession of his convictions. Cited from The Promised Land, by Mary Antin
  • But do not go away, Jean, for it is a public confession. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol V, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J.A. Hammerton
  • He has told us in his public confession that he tried to persuade the President not to go to Paris. Cited from The Mirrors of Washington, by Anonymous
  • Only male members who have made a public confession of faith and are in good standing may vote for church officers or be ordained.
  • This was the first of many occasions on which he made a public confession or apology.
  • It was not long before he wished to make public confession of his faith, and thus identify himself with the Christian community. Cited from Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic, by Sidney L. Gulick
  • It was suggested by some that a public confession of sin be made followed by a return of the entire group to Germany.
  • As a preparation for this solemn act, she made a public confession in the presence of the community. Cited from The Makers of Canada: Champlain, by N. E. Dionne
  • Before making his public confession Profumo confessed the affair to his wife, who stood by him.
  • I made my public confession of faith before the lords and knights of Bohemia twenty-eight years ago. Cited from History of the Moravian Church, by J. E. Hutton
  • Public confession at baptism has been practiced throughout the history of the Christian Church.
  • Neil tricks both of them into giving public confessions about their crimes.
  • On the occasion of our visit six more made public confession of Christ before a large audience and were received for baptism. Cited from Brazilian Sketches, T. B. Ray
  • Private confession is required for all members under the age of sixteen, while public confession is a part of every Mass.
  • It is a public confession of faith in the aims for which the University was established. Cited from Public Speaking, by Irvah Lester Winter
  • Sometimes, if the sin was a public one, restitution might involve making a public confession.
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