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Definition of Confessor


  1. One who confesses; one who acknowledges a fault, or the truth of a charge, at the risk of suffering; specifically, one who confesses himself a follower of Christ and endures persecution for his faith.
  2. A priest who hears the confessions of others and is authorized to grant them absolution.

Confessor Translations

confessor in French is confesseur
confessor in German is Beichtvater
confessor in Latin is penintentiarius
confessor in Spanish is confesor
confessor in Swedish is biktfader