What is absolved?

Some articles on absolved:

Yohannan VIII Hormizd - Patriarchal Administrator and Archbishop of Mosul, 1783–1830 - Suspension and Reinstatement, 1812–30
... of Yohannan Hormizd in the light of fresh information, and on 25 November 1826 publicly absolved him ... Yohannan was absolved of blame and restored to the exercise of his jurisdiction ... invalid and insisted that they would not accept Yohannan’s authority unless he was absolved personally by the pope ...
Diplom - Austria
... in three parts 1) The first diploma exermination (prediploma), which has to be absolved in up to 3 years 2a) The first part of second diploma exermination, which has to be absolved ...
Maximilien De Robespierre - Execution of Louis XVI
... He is condemned, or the republic cannot be absolved ... In effect, if Louis may still be given a trial, he may be absolved, and innocent ... But if Louis is absolved, if he may be presumed innocent, what becomes of the revolution? If Louis is innocent, all the defenders of liberty become slanderers ...
Yusuf Al-Qaradawi - Views and Statements - Women and Gender Issues - Rape
... panel headed by Qaradawi replied "To be absolved from guilt, the raped woman must have shown some sort of good conduct.. ... So for a rape victim to be absolved from guilt, she must not be the one that opens.. ... her best to resist the attack, she gets overcome by the assailants, she is totally absolved from punishment.. ...