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Dictionary definition for: Confession

1. (n) an admission of misdeeds or faults

2. (n) a written document acknowledging an offense and signed by the guilty party

3. (n) (Roman Catholic Church) the act of a penitent disclosing his sinfulness before a priest in the sacrament of penance in the hope of absolution

4. (n) a public declaration of your faith

5. (n) a document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century)

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