mortal sin

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mortal sin

Christianity a sin regarded as involving total loss of grace
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The bishops' rationale at the root of their decrees too easily elides the grave matter of homosexual behavior into grave sin to justify their assertion of scandal.
Many Muslims do not offer the mandatory five-time prayers, which is a grave sin.
How ethical is it to commit a grave sin if it's required to protect your family's honour?
These big and lavish meals actually kill the spirit of simplicity and sacrifice that is the key message," one reader told me recently, who also noted that "show of wealth" is, in fact, a grave sin.
RECENTLY I was told by a religious group that it's a grave sin to celebrate the birthday of Jesus on December 25 because he wasn't born in the winter months and because he never told us to do so.
In the face of beheadings, intolerance, hatred, and misery, Pope Francis' message was a simple and timeless one: Extremism is a grave sin.
Scholars said taking up arms against Islamic state and unarmed persons is a grave sin.
He condemned suicide bombings as grave crimes, reiterating his stance he said: \"Killing oneself is a grave crime and a grave sin.
I've committed a sin, a grave sin," he said, adding that he can't fully explain why he stole.
so the Church, down through the ages, has admonished those engaged in manifest and grave sin not to approach to receive Holy Communion.
The bishop also had harsh words for the lawmakers who supported the bill, calling them "morally complicit as co-operators in facilitating this grave sin.
The Taliban denounce worship at shrines as a grave sin and have carried out many deadly bomb and suicide attacks against Sufis in recent years.