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Lists Every Catholic Should be Familiar With: Conditions for Mortal Sin
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Posted on 07/26/2010 1:25:14 PM PDT by Salvation

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3 Conditions for Mortal Sin

3 Conditions for Mortal Sin
Grave matter
Full knowledge
Deliberate consent

Note:
From the Catechism of St. Pius X, "The Main Kinds of Sin," Question 9-10:
Q: What injury does mortal sin do the soul?
A: (1) Mortal sin deprives the soul of grace and of the friendship of God; (2) It makes it lose Heaven; (3) It deprives it of merits already acquired, and renders it incapable of acquiring new merits; (4) It makes it the slave of the devil; (5) It makes it deserve hell as well as the chastisements of this life.
Q: Besides grave matter, what is required to constitute a mortal sin?
A: To constitute a mortal sin, besides grave matter there is also required full consciousness of the gravity of the matter, along with the deliberate will to commit the sin.


TOPICS: Apologetics; Catholic; History; Theology
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Many people do not understand the difference Catholics make with mortal and venial sin.
1 posted on 07/26/2010 1:25:19 PM PDT by Salvation
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To: Salvation

Consenting to and having an abortion performed fulfills these three conditions.

It is a mortal sin!


2 posted on 07/26/2010 1:26:16 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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3 posted on 07/26/2010 1:27:55 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Romans 6:23 - wages of sin is death

Mark 3:22-30, Matthew 12:31-32 - only blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven


4 posted on 07/26/2010 1:31:19 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: Salvation

It is certainly grave matter, FRiend.

Mortal sin also requires deliberate will and full knowledge. I don’t doubt that many who have had abortions or that procure abortions will have these as well.


5 posted on 07/26/2010 1:37:12 PM PDT by agere_contra (Obama did more damage to the Gulf economy in one day than Pemex/Ixtoc did in nine months)
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To: agere_contra; ctdonath2
Nuns, Habits, Disobedience, and Mortal Sin
"Grave Sin" = Mortal Sin [Catholic Caucus]
Priest: Voting For Obama Could Be 'Mortal Sin'
Persevering to the End: The Biblical Reality of Mortal Sin [Ecumenical]
A Brief Catechism for Adults - Lesson 10: Mortal and Venial Sin
6 posted on 07/26/2010 1:38:54 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: ctdonath2

Any sin that is NOT repented of will remain with a person to his death. Not just the sins against the Holy Spirit, although they are much more serious.


7 posted on 07/26/2010 1:40:48 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: agere_contra

Grave matter — abortion kills a baby; I will no longer be pregnant

Full knowledge — yes, I know it kills the baby and I won’t have to go through pregnancy or labor or birthing pains.

Deliberate consent — Yes, I sign the paper giving the abortionist my permission to perform the abortion.

To me, that makes it a mortal sin.


8 posted on 07/26/2010 1:44:23 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

Can there be no forgiveness from a mortal sin?


9 posted on 07/26/2010 1:55:34 PM PDT by spiffy
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To: Salvation

Notions contrary to the indicated verses.


10 posted on 07/26/2010 1:56:15 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: spiffy

Yes, if it is confessed and the penance is performed and the offender promised to not do it again. (Amen their ways)


11 posted on 07/26/2010 1:56:59 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: spiffy

Mark 3:22-30, Matthew 12:31-32 - only blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven


12 posted on 07/26/2010 1:57:33 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: Salvation

Oops

(Amend their ways)


13 posted on 07/26/2010 2:08:44 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: ctdonath2

What is contrary to Scripture?


14 posted on 07/26/2010 2:09:20 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: All

 

Five Steps for A Good Confession
  1. Examine your conscience.
  2. Be sincerely sorry for your sins.
  3. Confess your sins.
  4. Resolve to amend your life.
  5. After your confession do the penance the priest assigns.

 


15 posted on 07/26/2010 2:10:46 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: ctdonath2
You may not be aware that in the words of absolution spoken by the priest -- that it is God who forgives a penitent's sins.

 
enter the Table of Contents of the Catechism of the Catholic Church here
1449 The formula of absolution used in the Latin Church expresses the essential elements of this sacrament: the Father of mercies is the source of all forgiveness. He effects the reconciliation of sinners through the Passover of his Son and the gift of his Spirit, through the prayer and ministry of the Church:
God, the Father of mercies,
through the death and the resurrection of his Son
has reconciled the world to himself
and sent the Holy Spirit among us
for the forgiveness of sins;
through the ministry of the Church
may God give you pardon and peace,
and I absolve you from your sins in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.


16 posted on 07/26/2010 2:12:45 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: spiffy
Of COURSE there is forgiveness of Mortal Sin!! Christ didn't die on the cross just for Venial Sins!!

If a person is TRULT SORRY and does Penance, he will be forgiven.

17 posted on 07/26/2010 2:20:34 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: spiffy

Only if the Pope says so.


18 posted on 07/26/2010 3:18:58 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: ctdonath2; Salvation; wagglebee; narses
Matthew 12:31-32 - only blasphemy against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven

That was this past Sunday's Gospel reading.

And whoever speaks a word against the Son of Man will be forgiven; but whoever speaks against the Holy Spirit will not be forgiven, either in this age or in the age to come.
Matthew 12:32

What do you understand that to mean? How is it that we can speak against the Son of Man but not against the Holy Spirit? Aren't both part of the Trinity? What distinguishes the two that a statement of eternal condemnation should be attributed to the Holy Spirit and not to the Son of Man?

19 posted on 07/26/2010 3:28:43 PM PDT by NYer ("God dwells in our midst, in the Blessed Sacrament of the altar." St. Maximilian Kolbe)
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To: Salvation; agere_contra

Agere is correct with regard to Church dogma. None of us can state that any act is a “mortal sin” in each and every situation as none of us can see inside another’s heart and mind, to wit: “although we can judge that an act is in itself a grave offense, we must entrust judgment of persons to the justice and mercy of God.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, s. 1861) It is not EVER ours to judge whether an act is a mortal sin or a venial sin. That judgment is left to God alone.


20 posted on 07/26/2010 4:16:59 PM PDT by cammie
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To: NYer

Matthew Henry’s explanation seems to say that this verse was warning that people who curse other people “sons of men,” are pardonable, while people who curse the Spirit are not.

The Jamieson commentary above it seems to take the stance that slandering Jesus’ abilities because you have not seen them is the pardonable offense, but slandering the perfection of the Spirit is not.

http://bible.cc/matthew/12-32.htm


21 posted on 07/26/2010 4:31:01 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: NYer

Matthew Henry’s explanation seems to say that this verse was warning that people who curse other people “sons of men,” are pardonable, while people who curse the Spirit are not.

The Jamieson commentary above it seems to take the stance that slandering Jesus’ abilities because you have not seen them is the pardonable offense, but slandering the perfection of the Spirit is not.

http://bible.cc/matthew/12-32.htm


22 posted on 07/26/2010 4:31:04 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: cammie

Of course we cannot judge and state that positively on our own. That would be reading the person’s mind. But it does appear that, with abortion, all three are present.


23 posted on 07/26/2010 5:15:03 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: NYer

Perhaps your understanding of the Trinity is flawed, not the scripture you quote.


24 posted on 07/26/2010 6:21:00 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: NYer; ctdonath2

The 6 Sins against the Holy Ghost

Presumption
Despair
Resisting the known truth
Envy of another’s spiritual good
Obstinacy in sin
Final impenitence


25 posted on 07/26/2010 7:19:40 PM PDT by cmj328 (Got ruthless?)
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To: ctdonath2

1 John 5:16-17 - there is sin which is mortal (”leads to death”)


26 posted on 07/26/2010 7:24:18 PM PDT by cmj328 (Got ruthless?)
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To: cmj328; All
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27 posted on 07/26/2010 7:30:51 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: cmj328

Human or Biblical categories?


28 posted on 07/27/2010 4:29:29 AM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: ctdonath2; cmj328; Salvation
Perhaps your understanding of the Trinity is flawed, not the scripture you quote.

Over the millenia, great theologians have pondered and reflected on that scriptural passage. It is not as simple as you suggest.

29 posted on 07/27/2010 6:14:29 AM PDT by NYer ("God dwells in our midst, in the Blessed Sacrament of the altar." St. Maximilian Kolbe)
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