Sentence Examples

  • And shortly after his penitent died unabsolved.
  • The world saw with astonishment this vicious, rough, coarse-fibred man of the world transformed into an austere penitent, who worked miracles of healing.
  • 19, 26, &c.); until finally, under the influence of the idea of the Church as the sole ark of salvation, it became the custom to readmit all penitent offenders on condition that they did adequate penance.
  • Public but general confession of sins and intercession for penitent sinners have from early times formed a normal part of public worship in the Christian church.
  • Origen implies that in his days the penitent might choose his own spiritual physician.

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