I know I heard many individual Confessions in that parish that never would have happened unless they had experienced general absolution
first, some from those with past experiences that had made them vow to take their chances with God rather than subject themselves to angry confessors.
Last March, the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued its own worldwide directive restricting General Absolution
to conditions of canonical norms only.
Being refused absolution
because the priest did not think I was sufficiently contrite.
I feel also that one of the weaknesses of General Absolution
is that it gives no opportunity to the penitent to exercise spiritual courage.
But when Absolution
faces a threat from beyond Earth, the stranger finds that he is its only hope of salvation.
Paige will be representing her team, Absolution
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It will only lead, as it has been leading, to moments when the guaranteed absolution
suddenly feels unclean.
For his part, Pascual Nve Eyi, who requested full absolution
for his defendants, reminded the court that "only public functionaries can commit the crime of misuse of public funds", and added that "as my clients are director generals of trading companies, they cannot be the authors of a crime which can only be committed by functionaries; as a consequence, I ask the court to absolve them from the said crime, as they do not meet the requirements which define and punish the crime under our current Penal Code".
In the past, only a bishop or a designated chief confessor of a diocese could grant absolution
for an abortion.
I repeated what I said to Geoffrey Boycott and Dickie Bird and they said 'It's a joke, that's absolutely fine', so I think absolution
from those two Yorkshiremen - I hope that will be enough to see me through.
What white people are really asking for when they demand forgiveness from a traumatised community is absolution
. They want absolution
from the racism that infects us all even though forgiveness cannot reconcile America's racist sins.
Even dictators know that they will always receive absolution
and a warm welcome from the Church of Rome, an equal opportunity faith that doesn't discriminate on the grounds of religion, race or criminal record.