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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Less attention has been paid to apologies or, as presented here, acts of contrition.
Apologies in Law attempts not only to make explicit the various kinds of hidden meaning in acts of contrition by legal actors, but also to empower legal actors with tools to evaluate the apologies given and received in law and law-like environments.
What I do believe is that there have to be certain acts of contrition and restitution on the Turkish side.
Acts of contrition are an integral part of domestic abuse, so they constitute "extreme cruelty" under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), the Ninth Circuit has ruled.
Lastly, the authors examine the factors contributing to the requirement that transgressors performs acts of contrition and speculate that participants who feel forgiven by God may be more likely to forgive unconditionally.
Although several CEOs caught up in the wave of recent scandals have made news for their acts of contrition, few have actually apologized.
with suggestions for penances, would priests who have not been involved in the sex scandal want to do public acts of contrition on behalf of those who have?
For some members of the brotherhood devoted to the True Cross, the calls for repentance and acts of contrition evoked in the poem took on quite literal form.
It has been a very long time, but the final acts of contrition are being offered and accepted.
Actually, the Papon trial is the occasion for all sorts of acts of contrition.