A declaration of forgiveness of sins. In Christianity it refers specifically to the formal remission of sin imparted by a priest or minister either in private after confession or as part of the liturgy in public worship. In Catholicism it is part of the sacrament of penance.

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A declaration of forgiveness of sins. In Christianity it refers specifically to the formal remission of sin imparted by a priest or minister either in private after confession or as part of the liturgy in public worship. In Catholicism it is part of the sacrament of penance.

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Absolution
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021