Act of Contrition


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Act of Contrition

prayer of atonement said after making one’s confession. [Christianity: Misc.]
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He offered an act of contrition never before seen in this long struggle, El Tiempo reported.
A MAN murdered his girlfriend, dumped her in a hidden grave on "bleak moorland" in Calderdale and placed flowers on her body in an act of contrition, a court has heard.
He is pronounced "accountable" for killing men in battle, and he offers a humble act of contrition through the crack in the ceiling of his cell, to a God who, he suspects, may no longer be listening.
The act of contrition expressed in the washing of feet echoed his wish for the Catholic Church to be "for the poor".
Bush gone and America having fulfilled an act of contrition, U.
The teen's unusual act of contrition meant Judge George Moorhouse gave him a suspended sentence.
For a misbehaving celebrity the act of contrition can, I admit, help pour some oil on choppy waters.
Her opening Act of Contrition is just that, an act.
It's making the Japanese look like they're the poor people, like they didn't do anything,'' he also said, arguing that the visit is an act of contrition that his father would never have approved.
But for what it's worth, Wulfstan's contemporary biographer also records that the bishop became a vegetarian as an act of contrition for thinking of roast goose whilst he was conducting a service.
As an added sweetener to the act of contrition, Gordon Brown, the British prime minister, also personally called Livni to assure her she would always be welcomed to visit the UK.