Sentence Examples


  • Of England received absolution for the murder of Thomas Becket.
  • Penance accompanied by the judicial absolution of the priest makes a true sacrament.
  • Savonarola reluctantly came, and offered absolution upon three conditions.
  • On the 6th of July 1909 he was suddenly taken ill, on the 10th he received conditional absolution from a priest of the diocese of Southwark, and on the 12th extreme unction from the prior of Storrington.
  • (3) It became the custom to give the absolution to penitents immediately after their confession and before the penance was performed.