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confession  Sacrament of Penance  Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation  auricular confession  canonical penance
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(Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution WordNet 3.0
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Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of sinful thoughts and actions. Wikipedia
The Sacrament of Penance is one of the seven sacraments of the Catholic Church, in which the faithful are absolved from sins committed after baptism and reconciled with the Christian community. Wikipedia
The acknowledgment of one's sinfulness or wrongdoings Wikipedia Disambiguation
Sacrament of the Catholic Church Wikidata
The act of disclosing sins or faults to a priest in order to obtain sacramental absolution. OmegaWiki
The disclosure of one's sins to a priest for absolution. In the Roman Catholic Church, it is now termed the sacrament of reconciliation. Wiktionary
Disclosure of one's sins to a priest. Wiktionary (translation)
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I went to confession and now I feel much better about what I had done. Wiktionary