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"Act of Contrition": Atto di dolore is a 1990 Italian film. It stars Claudia Cardinale.
- also known as Act of Sorrow, Painful Act, Atto di dolore
- countries: Italy, France
- language: Italian Language
- director: Pasquale Squitieri
- production design by Massimo Carubelli
- written by Nanni Balestrini, Sergio Bianchi, Pasquale Squitieri & Fabio Traversa
- based on a story by Sergio Bianchi & Pasquale Squitieri
- cinematography by Romano Albani
- edited by Fiorenza Muller
- genre: Drama
- released on (24 years ago)
"Act of Contrition" is a composition.
- Act of Contrition: An act of contrition is a Catholic prayer that expresses sorrow for sins. It may be used in a liturgical service or be used privately, especially in connection with an examination of conscience.
- Act of Contrition is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.
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Catholic Dictionary (2013)
An Abridged and Updated Edition of Modern Catholic Dictionary by John A. Hardon
The act of contrition is a free decision involving a detestation of and ...
by Lilian H. Zirpolo
It rejects the validity of indulgences and classifies them as a financial transaction rather than a sincere act of contrition.
Encyclopedia of Monasticism (2013)
by William M. Johnston
an act of contrition, but the lawmakers disagreed. In return for the land, Mary got the repeal of all the ecclesiastical legislation of Henry VIII and Edward VI all the way back to the time before the Reformation. After the repeal became law in ...
Oxford Dictionary of English (2010)
by Angus Stevenson
act of contrition 7noun (in the Roman Catholic Church) a penitential prayer. 2something done to make amends for an offence.
The Catholic Encyclopedia (1908)
An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles Herbermann
asked speculatively whether man left to himself could elicit a true act of contrition, but no theologian ever taught that repentance ...
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