Vatican's New Sins
As most Catholics have been taught, the Catholic Church divides sins into venial (less serious) sins and mortal sins (those which threaten the soul with eternal damnation unless absolved before death through confession and penitence).
Although there is no definitive list of mortal sins, many Christians accept the broad seven deadly sins laid down in the 6th century by Pope Gregory the Great and popularized in the Middle Ages by Dante Alighieri in "The Inferno": lust, gluttony, avarice, sloth, anger, envy and pride.
Now that the new list is out, I wonder how many people will actually confess to these during confession?
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