Sentence Examples


  • Of England received absolution for the murder of Thomas Becket.
  • (3) It became the custom to give the absolution to penitents immediately after their confession and before the penance was performed.
  • 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.
  • The sale of tithes, the taking of a fee for confession, absolution, marriage or burial, the concealment of one in mortal sin or the reconcilement of an impenitent for the sake of gain, and the doing homage for spiritualities.
  • Penance accompanied by the judicial absolution of the priest makes a true sacrament.