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Who can forgive sins?
Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020
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Similarly, how do you absolve sins?
The priest absolved the penitent sinner using theformula, “I absolve thee from thy sins in thename of the Father and of the Son and of the HolySpirit.”
Secondly, is forgiveness a virtue? Forgiveness is considered one of the six cardinalvirtues in Hindu Dharma. The theological basis forforgiveness in Hindu Dharma is that a person who does notforgive carries a baggage of memories of the wrong, ofnegative feelings, of anger and unresolved emotions that affecttheir present as well as future.
People also ask, can mortal sins be forgiven without confession?
Despite its gravity, a person can repent ofhaving committed a mortal sin. However, as God's mercy andforgiveness is not bound by the Sacrament of Penance, underextraordinary circumstances a mortal sin can be remittedthrough perfect contrition, which is a human act that arises from aperson's love of God.
What are sins in Catholicism?
Mortal sin, also called cardinal sin, inRoman Catholic theology, the gravest of sins,representing a deliberate turning away from God and destroyingcharity (love) in the heart of the sinner. Such a sin cutsthe sinner off from God's sanctifying grace until it is repented,usually in confession with a priest.