sacrament of reconciliation

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sacrament of reconciliation (plural sacraments of reconciliation)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) The sacrament (sacred ritual) formerly called confession, involving contrition by a person, confessing sins to a priest, penance performed by the person, and absolution granted by the priest.
    Synonym: reconciliation

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